Monarch Larva Sighted
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Date: 08/19/2023

Number: 3

Monarch Waystation #271 reports sighting 3 monarch larvae scattered in the front and back beds several times during the day. Two were 5th instars in the front beds; one fed on Purple milkweed, the other on Swamp milkweed [pictured]. The third larva was the one 4th instar seen earlier in the day in the back bed. When checked later it had shed to become a new [and hungry] 5th instar feeding on Swamp milkweed.

Newport News, VA

Latitude: 37.1 Longitude: -76.5

Observed by: Judy
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