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Monarch Butterfly (Chrysalis)

Danaus plexippus

Description:

Attached to a wooden post, a few inches off the ground. Pale green, smooth, and translucent. The shortened body and newly forming wings were partially visible inside.

Habitat:

Seen on a wooden post at the entrance to the native garden at Sycamore Grove Park. The Monarch had only traveled a few feet from its host milkweed in the garden.

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Mandy Hollman
Spotted by
Mandy Hollman

California, USA

Spotted on Aug 31, 2016
Submitted on Aug 31, 2016

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