In the meantime I was raising my first Monarch caterpillars. September 5, 2016 was the first time I discovered stage one instar. This little guy is less the 1/8 inches in length. The pic is magnified 4 times! I thought I was seeing eggs, but not sure. They are tiny white dots about the size of a pencil point.
OHHH no!! I am NOT ready. So I set out to order butterfly cages online but for now it was recommend I go to Wal-Mart and get a pop up mesh laundry basket. Perfect! I will need this a bit later. I also collected eggs to attempt to hatch indoors.
Is this not the cutest thing ever....said the butterfly crazy lady! *smile*