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MCZ Entomology 165074

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1898-10-20/1898-11-30

Oceania: Samoa: Samoa Islands: Upolu Island | Upolu Island

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165074 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

(Media Record)(zoom/related)(full)

MCZ:Ent:165074 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

  • researcher code: Harvard6 [Freedman et al, 2020]

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

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 6.761 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 6.759 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.525 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.664 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.17 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.032 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.321 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.334 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Ocean:
  • Oceania
  • Country:
  • Samoa
  • Island Group:
  • Samoa Islands
  • Island:
  • Upolu Island
  • Specific Locality:
  • Upolu Island
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Upolu,; Samoan Isl.
  • Georeference:
  • -13.916667, -171.75000 (Error radius: 37929m) By: Evan Hoki on 2017-05-23 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1898-10-20 / 1898-11-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Oct 20 - Nov 30; 1898
  • Collector:
  • William McMichael Woodworth

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  • [Masked]

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