Mormon Swallowtails

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


Avg. Wingspan: 11.98 - 13.99 cm / 4.72 - 5.51 "

Diet: adults feed on flower nectar, rotting fruit, dead animals, and bat dung.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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