Queen and Monarch butterflies look similar and use milkweed as a host plant. Here's some tips on how to tell the difference in the caterpillars, butterflies, even the chrysalises, as the continue to show up in South Texas this fall.
Queen butterflies are back in town. That means Monarch butterflies will be passing through soon. Can you tell the difference between these closely related species? Here's some tips to help you distinguish between the two.
UPDATE: Winter Monarch Butterflies are Reproducing at the Museum Reach Milkweed Patch on the San Antonio River Walk
Winter Monarch butterflies are hooking up on the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River Walk. University of Minnesota graduate student Kelly Nail visits to monitor their progress at our favorite public milkweed patch.
- A Year in the Life of A Butterfly Garden: From Turf to a Butterfly Host and Nectar Garden, with Edible Landscape In Between Gallery
A Year in the Life of A Butterfly Garden: From Turf to a Butterfly Host and Nectar Garden, with Edible Landscape In BetweenButterfly gardening, Butterfly Life Cycle, Butterflybeat, Jimsonweed, Milkweed, Monarch Butterfly, Queen Butterfly, Queen caterpillar, seeds, turf-to-bed-conversion
A Year in the Life of A Butterfly Garden: From Turf to a Butterfly Host and Nectar Garden, with Edible Landscape In Between
Let's get busy, people. Your butterfly garden is waiting. Make it happen. Get inspired by this month-by-month slideshow of a year in the life of a butterfly garden.
Butterfly Plant Walk, Monarch Talk and Caterpillar Crawl to Kick off San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Amazing Butterflies Exhibit
A Monarch walk, a caterpillar crawl, storytime, butterfly plant tour and gardening tips--it's all at the San Antonio Botanical Garden's opening weekend celebration of Amazing Butterflies. Come join me and other butterfly ambassadors and find your way through the Nature maze to learn the whole life cycle.
Queen and Monarch Butterflies Share Beauty, Charm and Gold Dotted Chrysalises: How to Tell the Difference
Queen butterflies and Monarch butterflies share beauty, charm and gorgeous chrysalises as endearing traits. That said, it's often hard to tell the difference between the two. here's some tips on distinguishing these butterfly beauties from each other.
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How to tell the difference between Queen caterpillars and Monarch Butterfly Caterpillars: the discussion continues
Queen caterpillar has three sets of "antennae." [...]