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MCZ Entomology 165047

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-12-31

Asia: Taiwan | Formosa

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165047 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165047 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: Anosia plexippus

  • researcher code: Harvard155 [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
collection Gift of H. C. Fall By: Fred Taylor
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.809 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 8.758 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.095 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.159 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.121 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.183 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.643 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.641 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Asia
  • Country:
  • Taiwan
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Taiwan, Province of China [disputed]
  • Specific Locality:
  • Formosa
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Formosa
  • Georeference:
  • 23.6281150, 121.054932 (Error radius: 194298m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-07-16 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]

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