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


Average Wingspan: 4 cm / 7.5 - 8 "

Avg. Body Length: 6.2 - 7.4cm / 2.4 - 2.9in

Diet: adults take honeydew secretes from aphids, sap from oak trees, animal carcasses, dung and urine. 

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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