Monarch - Douglas Campbell
The caterpillars are symmetric. It is difficult to tell head from tail. In this photo, head is on the right. They typically hide hanging upside-down underneath leaves during the day, out of sight of many predators. This guy is about to form its chrysalis by attaching at the tail and dropping into a vertical posture.

The caterpillars are symmetric. It is difficult to tell head from tail. In this photo, head is on the right. They typically hide hanging upside-down underneath leaves during the day, out of sight of many predators. This guy is about to form its chrysalis by attaching at the tail and dropping into a vertical posture.