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

Also known as the Milkweed Butterfly, Common Tiger, Wanderer, or The Black Veined Brown.


Avg. Wingspan: 7 - 10 cm / 3 - 4 "

Diet: caterpillars take milkweed exclusively. (This makes them toxic to predators.)

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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