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MCZ Entomology 165045

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2014-07-14

South America: Peru: Junín: Chanchamayo | Río Colorado

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165045 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165045 Danaus plexippus. Voucher.

Current Identification
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Common Name(s): Monarch; monarch butterfly; monarque
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Previous Identification
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Verbatim: Danaida archippus nigrippus Haensch

  • researcher code: Harvard178 [Freedman et al, 2020]

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Female By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Whit Farnum
wing area 7.611 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 7.772 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.758 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.706 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.24 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.342 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.498 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.494 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Peru
  • State/Province:
  • Junín
  • County:
  • Chanchamayo
  • Specific Locality:
  • Río Colorado
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Peru: R. Colorado; Chanchamayo
  • Georeference:
  • -10.960989, -75.314375 (Error radius: 2165m) By: Toby Shaya on 2021-05-17 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2014-07-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • P. W. Chase

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  • [Masked]

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