milkweed http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/296/all en North Campus Monarchs http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/north-campus-monarchs <div>Yesterday afternoon myself and number of other staff members braved the heat to continue our survey of North Campus insects. On the heels of last week&#39;s Gulf Fritillary discovery, I found the site&#39;s first Monarch butterfly caterpillar, <em>Danaus plexippus</em>!</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ICWK6TMo6bo/TpdSNRrp52I/AAAAAAAAAJw/vCq8cetmY24/s1600/NC_Monarch.jpg"><img src="/nature/sites/default/files/images/blog/NC_Monarch.jpg" /></a></div> <div>Monarch butterfly caterpillar</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/north-campus-monarchs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/north-campus-monarchs#comments butterfly caterpillar insects milkweed Monarch butterfly monarch tagging narrow-leaved milkweed Blog Fri, 14 Oct 2011 05:44:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 648 at http://www.nhm.org/nature