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MCZ Entomology 181541

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1984-09-13

North America: United States: Rhode Island: Kent | Warwick

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:181541 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:181541 Danaus plexippus. Voucher.

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:181541 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:181541 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: Harvard136 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: L antennae broken and apparently glued back on.

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Rachel Chabot
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Rachel Chabot
wing area 8.843 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 9.042 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.284 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.236 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.355 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.627 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.611 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.618 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Rhode Island
  • County:
  • Kent
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1002541 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Warwick
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • RI: Kent Co Warwick
  • Georeference:
  • 41.7031770, -71.413420 (Error radius: 5125m) By: Patrick McCormack on 2020-09-23 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1984-09-13
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 13 Sept 1984
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

  • None

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  • [Masked]

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