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

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Avg. Wingspan: 5.85 - 10.1 cm / 1 3/8 - 2 "

Avg. Body Length: 9.1 - 9.9 cm / 3.5 - 3.9 "

Diet: adults take nectar from Lantana Butterfly Bush, Zinnia, Aster, Thistle, Verbena, and others.

Host Plants: Passion Vine and Passion Flower

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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