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Date Collected:

1963-07-16

North America: United States: Connecticut: Middlesex | Higby Mountain, 5 miles WSW of Middletown

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165375 Identified as Danaus plexippus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165375 Danaus plexippus plexippus. Voucher.

Current Identification
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Previous 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: Micah G. FreedmanORCID iD icon; Hugh DingleORCID iD icon in 1905
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: voucher specimen

  • researcher code: Harvard43 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

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 9.52 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 9.487 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.497 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.492 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 13.219 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 13.245 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.808 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.773 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Connecticut
  • County:
  • Middlesex
  • Specific Locality:
  • Higby Mountain, 5 miles WSW of Middletown
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Higby Mtn., 5 mi; WSW of Middletown; MIDDLESEX CO.,; CONN.
  • Georeference:
  • 41.5345610, -72.740106 (Error radius: 13185m) By: Nelson Rios on 2018-10-03 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1963-07-16
  • Verbatim Date:
  • VII-16-1963
  • Collectors:
  • John M. Burns; D. W. Hottenstein

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