New Stock Images of Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) Butterfly

By | August 29, 2013

Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) Butterfly. Just published, a new stock images by Ernie Hunter. The Mourning Cloak Butterfly is usually the first seen in the spring as it over winters by hiding in wood piles or under bark. It does not migrate as the Monarch does, nor does it die like so many others. In the first warm days it’s out and looking for a mate and a place to lay eggs. Tiny black caterpillars hatch and continually eat and molt or instar 4 times before entering the chrysalis stage. From…

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