All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Monarch caterpillar</strong><br>
Note the tiny spiked feet near the head, these are the true legs of the caterpillar, the black and white ones are called "prolegs".  The two antennae are called "whiplashes". The ones near the head are longer t...
Monarch caterpillar

Note the tiny spiked feet near the head, these are the true legs of the caterpillar, the black and white ones are called "prolegs". The two antennae are called "whiplashes". The ones near the head are longer than the ones at the end of the abdomen.

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