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


Also known as an Oleander Butterfly or the Common Indian Crow.


Avg. Wingspan: 8 - 9 cm / 3.1 "

Avg. Body Length: 3.3 - 3.7cm / 1.3 - 1.45"

Diet: caterpillars feed on a range of plants including Ficus, Hoya, Mandevilla, Nerium, Oleander and Trachelospermum (star jasmine)

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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