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

Also known as  a Blue Banded Purplewing , Tropical Blue Wave , Whitened Blue Wave ,  Royal Blue

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Avg. Wingspan: 34 - 36 mm / 1.3 - 1.4 "

Diet: Larvae are reported as feeding on members of the genus Dalechampia and Adelia.

Diet: adults are not really nectar feeders, preferring to feed on rotting fruits. Males occasionally take minerals from wet sand.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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