Where Might People Confuse Queen and Monarch Butterflies?
map shows where Queen butterflies can sometimes be seen. Monarch Butterflies
can be seen in any of the United States.
what places might people see both monarch butterflies
and queen butterflies?
Look at the live migration
map. Read the sightings that people have submitted from areas where
Queens and Monarchs could be seen. Are you convinced that these observers
can identify monarchs properly? What tips would you give someone to help
him or her distinguish a Queen from a Monarch? (Use this Venn
diagram with pictures to compare and contrast.)
We often contact citizen scientists who submit monarch sightings
from these regions. Observers often send pictures to confirm the identification
of the butterflies they see.