1 Fourth instar sighted in my milkweed screened garden enclosure.
I saw a monarch laying eggs on milkweed I had planted in my garden. When I began to see the instars disappearing, I enclosed the sides of a small area containing milkweed (to partially protect from predators) and left the top open. That allowed more monarchs to lay eggs and also the monarchs to fly out after they enclosed. According to your definition I would now record them as captive-reared.
Latitude: 42.6 Longitude: -83.8
Observed by: Donna
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