Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1219818

Observation date: July 20, 2019
Submitted by: KLea
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was given a tiny monarch caterpillar in a class offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She was a caterpillar for 17 days, in chrysalis for 13 days, and emerged on July 19th. This picture was taken July 21st, when my daughter and I released her.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: Eric Wood
Verified date: December 09, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Polk County