Monarch eggs and tiny larva just emerged.
Monarch larva (caterpillers) eating milkweed leaves.
Monarch pupa at a later stage, just before emerging. You can see the wing through the transparent pupa.
Monarch adult freshly emerged.
Monarch pupa in various stages of development.
Monarch adults nectaring.
The stages of development of the monarch butterfly from egg to larva to pupa (Chrysalis) to adult are shown here.
Monarch larva devour a surprising amount of milkweed leaves daily.
A Monarch larva becomes a pupa.
Monarch caterpiller close-up.