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Monarch Butterfly

Danaus plexippus

Description:

wingspan ranges from 8.9 to 10.2 cm(3.5–4.0 in). The upper side of the wings is tawny-orange, the veins and margins are black, and in the margins are two series of small white spots. The forewings also have a few orange spots near the tip.

Habitat:

found at the Butterfly Garden area of the Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Dex Bean
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Dex Bean

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2015
Submitted on Jun 27, 2015

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