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Glad you like the rest.


I found this on a monarch sit


Monarch (Danaus plexippus) Ho


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Mexico Monarch Trees cut down


Not a good idea


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That's definitely a monarch.


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Good questions, as always.


just a note


Yes, Monarch


That's a Monarch!


Is Daniel Mullinix a Monarch


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my two cents


MONARCH WITH BROKEN LEG


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here it is!


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never seen white, I'll look!


milkweed


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Danaus Plexippus - Monarch caterpillar


The ones that just turn dark with nothing emerging...


Sorry...


No, not a Viceroy, it's a Monarch


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Visitors here can go to the INFO


I'm not trying to argue or be


Not a monarch


I Tend To Agree With You


Monarchs?


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Could it be a Monarch getting


Ahh


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Viceroy


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And a dark one.


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Agree


Monarch Butterfly


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Yes, a monarch, Danaus plexippus.


I’ve heard that butterflies


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You're absolutely right. Howe


Looks like...


Subgenus Fuscopolistes


I don't think I track arthrop


Yes; the bugs I see in this p


Moved


Two different species/sexes?


Yes


Unfortunately, it looks dead.


Yes,


Even- thank you for having ed


Even- thank you for having ed


Looks to be


Monarch Butterfly Chrysalis...


Monarch - Moved


Monarch - Moved


Danaus plexippus


Monarch, Crumpled - Moved


Frassing


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Plant taxonomy


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Monarch


Maybe


Not a monarch parasite


Tachinid fly


A Monarch


Tachinid Fly larvae


Tachinid Fly larvae


Thank you... would love to kn


Not monarch


Tachinid flies emerge from ca


Question Charley


It is milkweed, but it defini


Moved


I am laughing.


Frassed - has been identified and not needed for guide.


Frassed - has been identified and not needed for guide.


Monarch male


Monarch male


Yes, a Nymphalid


Frassed


Frassed


Duplicate requrest


Monarch caterpillar


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Frassed - not needed for guide.


No Queens in Ontario


Pretty certain it's a Monarch


Another possibility


Moved


Monarch?


Moved


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


Moved to Danaus plexippus.


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Looks like a Monarch





Looks like


Could be Pseudomonas (bacteri


My experience with Monarch cats is that they become


eggs on milkweed


Well,


Is that hanging on milkweed?


Thank you very much


Monarch?


A Monarch


Frassed


Monarch


Moved to Danaus plexippus


Monarch


It could be fine -


Monarch


Yes, Monarch


Viceroy: Note the post median


monarch


So it wouldn’t be parasitiz


predation?


Random guess


NPV (Black Death)


Monarch cat…


Pretty sure you are correct.


Kala, discussion of determing sex of butterflies would cover a


Moved


Yes


What's the plant? Could be a


could you tell if it was feeding on a monarch larva?


Monarch chrysalis


not really


Yes, Monarch female


Monarch


Additional observations, and a comment on color


Bill- thanks greatly for your


Bill- thanks greatly for your


Celery Looper


Monarch butterfly


Mantid eating monarch


Mantid eating monarch


Mantid eating monarch


Mantid eating monarch


Queen butterfly larva, a rela


Monarch


Monarch Butterfly


Monarch


mosquitoes and other insects


Lack of Mosquitoes


Well…


Pteromalid…


Butterfly


A great sign of migrating Monarch survival


looks like a monarch


Monarch


Monarch and Crysylis


Kelsey-thank you for this upd


I'm a bit late to this topic,


I brought it inside


Nice, Dan…


Monarch male


Thanks!


Nets


Monarch cat…


Monarch caterpillar


I Don't Know


probably defensive


Poor thing!


Just my guess


Danaus plexippus


Yes, thanks,


Monarch cat


Cryptinae (female)…


Monarch


.


Thank!


Image data shows July 4 as date taken


Queen not Monarch (royalty anyway...)


Monarch female


Monarch!


Agreed


Welcome to BugGuide,


I'd say a Monarch (Danaus plexippus)


Not D. plexippus


Interesting connection with milkweed


Viceroy


Yes


Monarchs


Looks like a Monarch chrysalis


Queen


Well, that looks highly plausible


Viceroy


Very late to the show...


red milkweed beetle


did you search for a Monarch picture?


Maybe...


yes, I have the wild republic bag-nice set.


The truth will out.


Monarch!


This Butterfly


Thanks Jimmy! You guys are th


Weird year


thanks


Monarch Laying Eggs


Note black line crossing


It looks familiar because it looks like the Monarch.


Thank you, Cliff!


Black Chrysalis


bee mimic fly


Moved


Prospects…


This is a male Monarch.


So the experts say it takes o


Moved


Moved


Akeley Swamp butterfly list


Monarch Chrysalis


Yes,


Hmmm...


Monarch butterfly e-book


Monarch Butterfly


Monarch egg


Monarch Egg


Giant Swallowtail


Danaus plexipus


Thank you


Looking carefully is good


Just asking...


Simple name?


Please only post last name(s)...


Please unlink


thanks


Chrysalis


Thanks! I am still trying eve


Thanks for the suggestion! It


Greetings, Lonny!


Looks rather to be a Mourning Cloak


Temperature induced color variation


It makes us think of the Monarch


Could this be Right


comment and question


As for size, I'm not sure how


definitely is a Monarch


Your pretty much out of luck.


submissions


Looks a bit like "obsoleta", but a different subspecies


As I write this,


RIGHT


Looks like


something has ruptured the


Beatriz- thank you for your c


Monarch?


Odd Viceroy


Monarch


Great guess...


Anchor Stink Bug?


Agree with your ID - Monarch


Well....


Aww.. thanks, Maury!


I hadn't noticed,


our rearing cage...I like "cocoonery" better!


Deadline


Moved


My 2 cents


yes


Viceroy or Monarch?


Interesting


Monarch


Moved


Moved


Hooray! I'm not alone!


You might find


Monarch Caterpillar and Bug


I thank you and the butterfly thanks you.


I was lucky enough to catch t


Since all species


I don't think so...


Info


Different digestive systems


well...


I get tons of monarchs


Asclepias


Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar


Butterfly Weed


exactly!


Where to start looking


You should grab it.


I agree!


Monarch


nice emerging series


ah! now i see...


A good start; thanks, Natalie.


Excellent point


WOW!


Thank You


Ballooning spiders


Monarch Butterflies


The velcro that seals it


I do have the monarch.


I don't know


Yes


rearing


Viceroy


The Cardinal Rule:


Thanks G!


Wait a minute? I meant... may


Moving your Monarch Chrysalis


if it falls intot he jar when


I can't wait either! =)


I'm sure you're right, but


Oops!


monarch & milkweed & parasitoids


This page should be moved


I've been


apparently not related


The caterpillars are fun!


Oh yes!


I've had about 5


gardens in fall


Interesting questions. Wish I had answers.


A. nerii and milkweed


How neat is that?


looks...


On that theme, look at the Mo


Distribution is the easiest way to distinguish


mating i think


Viceroy.


Thanks John and Jane


....


larva in field


It's a Monarch


No kidding?!


Florida rocks


Looks like a...


looks like...


The butterfly is a Viceroy


To be honest...


you're welcome, I forgot to comment


Hope this helps!


Moved


Moved


Only the original contributor can delete an image.


Danaus Plexippus?


Yes, it's a Monarch, and milkweed is the host plant


Similar effect observed


With you, I eagerly await other comments.


Maybe refraction?


Identification


Monarch Chrysalis


Thank you!


Crysalis of the Monarch Butterfly


Take a look inside...


Not sure if there's a connection, but..


Thanks


I've had migrating monarchs s


Monarch


America's Favorite


Cool! Right now I have the ca


Moved to guide


Thanks :)


I don't know the technical explanation exactly


I've posted exactly one Viceroy.


Moved


Check the MonarchWatch website


You guys are right!


Papilio glaucus


one last question


ID information


An ongoing process


Mimicry Problems


monarch


Shucks...


Great! Start checking out the Data tabs.


Thank you!


Yes I think it's very useful


Cool


Thank you!


Lot Of Whites


Nylon heads...


To Kick Things Off


Powershot A630 Full size samples


dream bugs


...


Fine work!


Hartmut,


Awesome!


But that would imply we need


Wrong forum, but....


Moved


I Was


not Monarch


Interesting experiences!


yes, a


I am still confused


Butterfly Dynamics


Butterfly - Queen


Yes!


Monarch, again


Monarch


Well...


Check out the chrysalis


Drought problems here


Scarcity of Monarchs


Partial darkening could be a bad sign


Sorry but I do not believe th


Playing Favorites


Wasp


Really?


Monarch


Monarch


It's a Monarch


Moved


Monarch chrysalis transfer


Sexing Monarch pupae


Sexing Monarch pupae


Sexing Monarch pupae


Splitting headache


moving forward...


We think this might


The representative bit


That depends ...


More info ...


Caterpillars I've raised (not


Sounds good, Ted.


Great observations


Two things seem different to me


Frassed


Frassed


thanks!


Similar to Danas plexippus cat, but looks different to me.


That's it - Monarch


Thanks!


Monarch caterpillars


ron


But I thought


eeeww


hmmm


My opinions, for what they're worth


disappearing caterpillars


Thank you so much!


Caterpillar


When you're sure of an ID, you can post right to species page.


Boy, that one's down low.


Monarch Catipillar


Cat


Monarch egg looks right


Viceroy


Thanks for posting.


What I think I know...


Swamp milkweed/Aphids


I like the idea of identifyin


Monarch chrysalis - Danaus plexippus


Variegated Fritillary


Large Milkweed Bug


If you can


It's just a photobucket accou


Is That.....


Not eating....


A classic dilemma - too little or too much


Am


Do you think it's a Monarch or a Viceroy?


Skippers, Tiger Swallowtails, and a Monarch or two


Yes, a nice shot


Nice shot


I would love this one, particularly for butterflies


Looks more like a monarch to us


Nice photo


ID already known?


Different


Overwintering In Orange County?


Thanks for keeping me honest.


Are you sure it's a Monarch?


Well, it's a step in the right direction.


I see two rows


Thanks very much


Monarch, female? Perhaps Viceroy after all?


Monarch for Orange County, California in July


Does it adapt well for other species?


I'm wondering if they've come into California


Cat


It's in the milkweed family...


Milkweed bugs:-)


butterfly


Moved


Moved


Not quite


Insect Art


Viceroy


That is correct...


You're welcome


The color of the milkweed


Thank you so much!


The inner margin of the hindwing


Yes, Monarch -


Possible Queen Butterfly Chrysalis


Possible Queen Butterfly Chrysalis


I vaguely recall seeing carpet beetles similar to this


Convergent Evolution vs. Batesian mimicry


About the plant


Thanks loads, Omar.


Dragonhunter


Not a Monarch....


Thank You Lynette


Two problems instead of one


St. Lawrence Tiger Moth


Yes


Male


Pregnant?


Yes,


Confirmed


Welcome


There are several -


I did not know this!


Hopefully next time


Mason Wasp


Congratulations!


Nice shot and


Evolution by leaps, etc./selection agents


Nic pic, Matthew


Thanks Troy,


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