Monarch

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.


Monarch (3.3–4.9") Common: May to M-Oct Open meadows Milkweed & goldenrods Milkweed
Monarch (male)

Male
September 12, 2008
Columbia
Cheryl Farfaras

Monarch (female)

Female
August 23, 2009
Columbia
Cheryl Farfaras

Monarch

August 16, 2012
UMDCF
Annette Allor

Monarch

July 17, 2012
Jessup (Preston Ct)
Jo Solem

Monarch

August 27, 2010
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Monarch

Mating
August 6, 2010
Lake Kitamaqundi
Clayton Koontz

Monarch

Ovipositing
July 8, 2016
Murray Hill
Linda Hunt

Monarch

Egg
August 16, 2015
Lake Elkhorn
Richard Orr

Monarch

Caterpillar
July 25, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Monarch

Pupating
September 19, 2013
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Monarch

Chrysalis
July 30, 2016
Mount Pleasant
Kevin Heffernan

Monarch

Chrysalis
September 1, 2012
Elkhorn Garden Plots
Annette Allor