Monarch Larva Sighted
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Date: 02/08/2022

Number: 1

Instar 3 caterpillar found near milkweed stalks in leaf litter in I’On butterfly days after freezing weather had occurred. It has been added to several other larvae found earlier that are being raised in butterfly cages. So far 3 butterflies have resulted which are being fed on potted blooming native plants. All are female. One chrysalis still to emerge and 2 caterpillars, including the one reported here are about to pupate after being fed on milkweed stalks from the butterfly garden.

Mt Pleasant, SC

Latitude: 32.8 Longitude: -79.9

Observed by: April
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