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MCZ Entomology 181545

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-12-31

North America: United States: Rhode Island: Providence | Cranston

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:181545 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:181545 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

  • additional number: Collection J. E. Friedel :120-1-3
  • researcher code: Harvard166 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

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
life stage Adult By: Rachel Chabot
wing area 7.135 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.565 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.915 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.384 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Rhode Island
  • County:
  • Providence
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1002808 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Cranston
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Cranston RI
  • Georeference:
  • 41.7698370, -71.472986 (Error radius: 7594m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-05-08 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Sept 7 63
  • Collector:
  • J. E. Friedel

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