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MCZ Entomology 165078

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-12-31

[no higher geography data] | [no specific locality data]

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165078 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:165078 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: Danaida; plexippus, L.

  • researcher code: Harvard20 [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
wing area 6.124 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 6.2 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.678 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.713 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.989 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.044 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.075 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.052 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

  • None

  • Asclepias curassavica

  • None

  • Continent:
  • [no higher geography data]
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [no sovereign nation data]
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [no verbatim locality data]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Generic '[no specific locality data]' record. *PLEASE DO NOT EDIT*
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • N. Zack

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None