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Family: Nymphalidae. Subfamily: Danainae (Milkweed butterflies) Male. 2 black spots on wings (scent scales). Wingspan up to 4 inches (102 mm) Males are larger than female. Orange with dark black veins. Wings trim is black with white spots. Head, thorax and abdomen is black with white spots.
Meadow. Feeding on goldenrod.
First Monarch spotted in my meadow this year.
Spotted on Aug 26, 2013
Submitted on Aug 27, 2013
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