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Monarch Caterpillar - Danaus plexippus Habitat: Milkweed; meadow Danaus plexippus,Geotagged,Monarch butterfly,Summer,United States,caterpillar,larva,monarch Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (6)

  1. Looks like a pushmepullyu Posted 4 months ago
    1. Hilarious and true! Posted 4 months ago
  2. So beautiful! Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thanks, I love monarchs! Posted 4 months ago
  3. What a cutie! Posted 4 months ago
    1. I agree, thanks :) Posted 4 months ago

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The monarch butterfly or simply monarch is a milkweed butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. Other common names depending on region include milkweed, common tiger, wanderer, and black veined brown. It may be the most familiar North American butterfly, and is considered an iconic pollinator species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Mar 15, 2021. Captured Aug 23, 2020 09:18 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm