You Label the Larvae?
Monarch caterpillars grow through five stages. Each stage is called
an "instar." This picture shows a monarch at each of the
The smallest stage is the "1st instar."
Knowing that, can you name the others? Slide
these names in place to label each larva. (Then peek
here to see if you're right!)
© Karen Oberhauser
you know? "Larva" is another word for caterpillar.
"Larvae" is the plural. Larvae means caterpillars.