Arthropod: The Monarch Butterfly

danaus plexippus

Normal Habitat and Biome Type

The caterpillar is where an entire wilkweed leaf in less than five minutes. The butterfly is found in flowers and tropical ares.

Feeding Habits

They have a liquid diet. They cannot suck food particles through their tongues so instead they find nourishment by drinking the liquids from fruits, plants, and flowers.