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

Also known as a Red Bodied Swallowtail

   Due to the host plants that the Batwings eat as larvae, the adults are distasteful to predators.

   To advertise their distastefulness, Batwings use their red body coloration as a warning sign.

Aa Continents world PNG Bat Wing Swallow
Avg. Wingspan: 12 - 15 cm / 4.7 - 5.9 "

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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