Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Adult monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), its wings now stiff after being pumped with fluid, hangs from its chrysalis in final stage of metamorphosis. The first three stages include: egg, larva, and pupa. Monarch metamorphosis is among the most well-documented of any insect.

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Keywords: adult, animal, arthropod, butterfly, caterpillar, chrysalis, danaus plexippus, egg, fluid, insect, insecta, insects, invertebrate, larva, metamorphosis, milkweed, monarch, monarch butterfly metamorphosis, pupa, wings, zoology

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Monarch butterfly metamorphosis

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