When you think of milkweed, you more than likely think of ruler butterflies. In the larval stage of their life cycle, monarch butterflies feed exclusively on milkweed plants, herbaceous perennials in the taxon . The relationship between monarchs and silkweed is perchance the best-known model of specialization.
What Do Caterpillars Eat
Before butterflies and moths get their wings, they spend their lives on the ground as caterpillars. After a larva hatches from an egg, it spends the incoming two weeks to the next time period of its life eating. During this stage of its life, a cat focuses on eating because it needs to grow as much as it can in a shortened period of time. Caterpillars use their strong mandibles, or mouth and jaws, to chomp on leaves of trees and plants with flowers.
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