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Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly (larva)
Photographer: Christopher Christie

ID: 0000 0000 0803 0601 (2003-08-24)

Copyright © 2003 Christopher L. Christie

  • date of photo  Aug 15, 2003
  • location   Apache Potrero, Cerro Noroeste Road (Ventura County, California, US)
  • family Nymphalidae
  • order Lepidoptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   Subfamily Danainae; Milkweed Butterflies. Hostplants: Asclepias sp.; Larva feeding on Asclepias fascicularis, narrow-leaved milkweed, in picture.
  • contributor's ID #  Monarch larva-02-081503 DSCN3605
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Monarch Butterfly, Monarque (ITIS ) Monarch Butterfly (larva) (photographer)
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