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


Avg. Wingspan: 53 - 64 mm / 2.1 - 2.5 "

Avg. Body Length: 53–64 mm / (2.1–2.5 in)

Diet: caterpillars feed on the leaves, young shoots, tendrils and the outer surfaces of  young shoots of Passiflora edulis plant

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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