Bug of the Week: What the Monarchs Left

Remember we had adult monarch butterflies flying last week?

Well, look what they left behind.

monarch-caterpillar-face-on-245Wait, what's that?

monarch-caterpillar-233Hungry, hungry monarch caterpillars is what they left.

We've noticed the caterpillars usually feed on the flower buds rather than other parts of the rush milkweed.

Photograph taken 10/11/2016.

See a previous post for more about caterpillars found on rush milkweed plants.

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