Deformed hindwing

lindacatherineAugust 21, 2011

Had a monarch eclose this morning...been hanging for a few hours now, but one of the hindwings did not stretch out totally...it's still curled up a tad around the bottom edge. Will he still be able to fly?

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ladobe

A minor deformity, so just a bad hair day to a lep... it'll fly just fine.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2011 at 4:15PM
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lindacatherine

Yep, she hung around for about an hour on my Lantana, then flittered away :)

    Bookmark   August 21, 2011 at 8:56PM
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