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MCZ Entomology 197270

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1986-09-24

North America: United States: Maine: Waldo | Islesboro

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:197270 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:197270 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: MCZ Butterfly Exhibit, 2000, Drawer number:137.11
  • researcher code: Harvard218 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

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

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Fred Taylor
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
date emerged 24 Sept 1986 ex lar By: Fred Taylor
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 10.402 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 10.361 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.499 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.505 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 13.54 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 13.504 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.856 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.881 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Maine
  • County:
  • Waldo
  • Specific Locality:
  • Islesboro
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • MAINE, Waldo Co.; Islesboro
  • Georeference:
  • 44.2936680, -68.921218 (Error radius: 12207m) By: Taylor Tai on 2017-05-09 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1986-09-24
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 24 Sept 1986
  • Collector:
  • William D. Winter

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  • [Masked]

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