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

Also known as the leopard lacewing

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Avg. Wingspan: 8 - 9 cm / 3.1 - 3.5 "

 Diet: caterpillars feed on the young shoots, leaves and external surface of grown-up stems of their host plant.

Diet: adults feed on the nectar of flowers.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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