Butterfly populations are a very good indicator of the health of an area's ecosystem !!

Also known as a Spotted Amberwing, Melantho Tigerwing or Clapping Ticlear butterfly

Avg. Wingspan:  3.7 - 4.1 "

Diet: caterpillars feed on several species of flower in the Solanacae family.

Diet: adults feed on the nectar of flowers.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

The single biggest threat to butterfly survival is habitat destruction!!