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


Avg. Wingspan: 7.5 - 8.2 cm / 3 - 3.2 "

Avg. Body Length: 6 cm / 2.36"

Diet: caterpillars feed primarily on members of the passion flower family.

Diet: adults feed on the nectar of various flowers.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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