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Monarch Chrysalis

Danaus plexippus

Description:

Sadly, something munched the head off this monarch before it got the chance to emerge. You can see the gorgeous gold-looking band on the remaining chrysalis, and even the coloration of the wings that were forming inside.

Habitat:

Habitat: Many open habitats including fields, meadows, weedy areas, marshes, and roadsides. Range: Southern Canada south through all of the United States, Central America, and most of South America. Also present in Australia, Hawaii, and other Pacific Islands.

Notes:

Spotted in a backyard flower garden in Kennesaw, GA

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QWMom
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QWMom

Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.06, Long: -84.54

Spotted on Sep 4, 2014
Submitted on Sep 13, 2014

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