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MCZ Entomology 181544

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1997-08-23

North America: United States: Rhode Island: Kent | Arcadia, Breakheart Brook

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:181544 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:181544 Danaus plexippus. Voucher.

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:181544 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:181544 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: Harvard183 [Freedman et al, 2020]

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

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Rachel Chabot
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
collection J. E. Friedel Collection By: Rachel Chabot
life stage Adult By: Rachel Chabot
wing area 8.354 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 8.269 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.214 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.237 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.245 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.225 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.506 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.439 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

  • None

  • Tigerlily

  • None

  • 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:
  • Arcadia, Breakheart Brook
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • RI: Kent Co ; Arcadia Prk ; Breakheart Brook
  • Georeference:
  • 41.6489990, -71.697971 (Error radius: 871m) By: Patrick McCormack on 2020-09-23 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1997-08-23
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Aug 23 1977
  • Collector:
  • J. E. Friedel

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None