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

Also known as the Mylotes Cattleheart, Arcas Cattleheart,Pink-Checked Cattleheart, and True Cattleheart. 


Avg. Wingspan: 90 - 100 mm / 3.5 - 3.9 "

Diet: caterpillars feed on pipevine, using the acid in the plant for defense.

Diet: adults drink nectar

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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