Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, in chrysalis newly emerged from chrysalis as a butterfly (undeveloped wings and swollen abdomen). Lake Superior, Ontario, Canada.
MONARCH BUTTERFLY [Danaus plexippus] This is probably the best known of all butterflies. Bright orange with wide black borders, black veins with white spotting, it is indeed a beauty. I photographed this one on the north shore of Lake Superior, ON. photo by RNB