Found several on an indoor staircase, apparently same species. Some dead, some alive.
Many cabbage butterflies seen flying around and visiting a patch of white and purple flowers surrounded by weeds. This was next to a vineyard and apple orchard on the farm at Lincoln University.
Monarch Butterfly seen flying past, but not stopping. There are no Swan Plants in the garden.
An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods are members of the phylum Arthropoda (from Greek ἄρθρον árthron, "joint", and πούς pous (gen. podos), i.e. "foot" or "leg", which together mean "jointed leg"), and include the insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. Arthropods are characterized by their jointed limbs and cuticles, which are mainly made of α-chitin; the cuticles of crustaceans are also biomineralized with calcium carbonate. The...