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Monarch Caterpillars

Monarch Butterfly Caterpillars-Danaus plexippus
Availability: Usually ships the next business day
Item #: monarch-caterpillars
Regular Price: $2.00

The Monarch caterpillar is a wonder to watch and learn about the metamorphosis process. Watch these Monarch caterpillars grow from a tiny worm-like caterpillar to a large green chrysalis. Then emerge into a large beautiful orange and black butterfly.

These Monarch larvae are very colorful and voracious feeders. Please remember to have Milkweed for these caterpillars when they arrive. You may purchase your milkweed from us or from a local dealer. Caterpillars usually take from one to three weeks to reach pupation size depending on species, temperature and amount of food available.

This item can only be shipped to certain states. Please check our USDA Shipping Rules Page before ordering. This item can only be shipped UPS Next Day Air or 2nd Day Air. If you do not see a add to cart button to order. That means we do not have that item for sale at this time.

Pricing Structure:
Small Monarch Caterpillars ( hatchlings to 3/8 inch ) $2.00
Medium Monarch Caterpillars ( 3/8 to 3/4 inch ) $3.00
Large Monarch Caterpillars ( Over 3/4 inch) $4.00