Where do the little yellow butterflies lay there eggs?
Most butterflies lay their eggs on plants that will be eaten by the caterpillar, when it hatches. Some species lay their eggs on the tops of leafs, some on the bottom, some at the leaf axils, some on flowers, and some on stalks
Most butterflies don't lay their eggs in garbage. They typically lay their eggs on the plant that their caterpillars will feed on. Monarchs butterflies lay their eggs on milkweed plants. Spicebush swallowtails butterflies lay their eggs on Spicebush, Sassafras, Sweet Bay, and Prickly Ash. You get the idea. I don't know of any butterflies that lay their eggs in garbage, but if they do it is probably the type of garbage that their caterpillars would…
Most butterflies lay their eggs on plants: on the top or bottom of leaves, on the flowers, on twigs, in the chinks of bark, or on the plant stalk. Some butterflies lay their eggs near the plant: on dry grass stems, dead leaves, or on soil. By laying their eggs on or near plants, the newly hatched caterpillars will have something to eat.
No, Monarch butterflies do not die after they lay their eggs. Adults can live anywhere from 2 to 6 weeks and will mate and lay eggs throughout most of this period. They die when they get old, like humans, and in many cases female still have eggs in their bodies when they do pass away, so they do not always get the chance to lay all of their eggs.