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Monarch butterflies. | by Bernard Spragg
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Monarch butterflies.

The monarch butterfly or simply monarch is a milkweed butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. Other common names depending on region include milkweed, common tiger, wanderer, and black veined brown. It may be the most familiar North American butterfly, and is considered an iconic pollinator species.

Scientific name: Danaus plexippus

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Taken on May 8, 2017