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Monarch Butterfly

Butterfly, Ontario, Canada

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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 WildFlower
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By Edgar Huisman

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Uploaded Jul 21, 2011. Captured Sep 17, 2008 19:28.
  • COOLPIX P80
  • ISO64
  • 22.9mm