Origin of mourning cloak
Examples from the Web for mourning cloak
After hatching from the egg, the Mourning-cloak caterpillars are also subject to the attacks of various parasites.
One is the familiar Mourning-cloak and the other is the Compton Tortoise—the latter generally much less abundant than the former.
In their habits they are quite similar to the caterpillars of the Mourning-cloak.
One fine spring morning I came upon a Mourning-cloak depositing a cluster of eggs upon a willow twig.
Some species deposit several in a group, while some, like the Mourning-cloak, may lay two or three dozen in a cluster.