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Monarch
Danaus plexippus
Family Name: Brushfooted Butterflies
 Nymphalidae
Size:large
Main Color:
orange
Other Color(s):
white
tan
black
Pattern:
striped
speckled
edged

Tom Peterson, Fermilab
Habitat:
prairie/meadow
pond edge/wetlands
woods
Remnant Status:
Fermilab Prevalence:
landscape
abundant
Months to Observe:
AprMayJuneJulyAugSeptOct
 
Comments/
Observations:
This is a member of the subfamily Danainae (Milkweed butterflies).


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