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MCZ Entomology 165079

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1896-05-02

Oceania: Australia: Queensland | Cairns

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165079 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165079 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: Harvard240 [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 7.523 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 7.728 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.962 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.98 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.793 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.782 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.402 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.327 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Ocean:
  • Oceania
  • Country:
  • Australia
  • State/Province:
  • Queensland
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7001830 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Cairns
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Cairns, Queensland; Australia
  • Georeference:
  • -16.885872, 145.709049 (Error radius: 18239m) By: Taylor Tai on 2017-03-17 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1896-05-02
  • Verbatim Date:
  • May 2, 1896
  • Collector:
  • Alfred Goldsborough Mayer

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