Remember this? If you look close enough you can see the wings on the left side of the pic.
A beautiful chrysalis with the silk on top.
Above is a magnified view of what is holding the chrysalis to the top of the cages. Below is a detailed view of the chrysalis.
of my first find of eggs and caterpillars to last butterfly to be released). I am still in awe.
Now for a little 'sex education'! LOL
See the 2 dots on the male on each side of his abdomen...those are HIS scent glands. The wings are a little different also.
This pic was taken by Amy Cassarnal, in a classroom while doing a study on Monarch's. Perfect! Until next time.