Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1260151

Observation date: July 07, 2020
Submitted by: megherman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On common milkweed in my front yard. First monarch caterpillar sighting of the year. I saw it for three days, this was the third day on same plant. Did not see a lot of evidence that it was eating the milkweed leaves, however.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: August 30, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Polk County