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

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Avg. Wingspan: 4 - 5 cm / 1.6 - 2 "

Diet: caterpillars eat cuckooflower and garlic mustard. They are also cannibalistic, sometimes eating the eggs of unhatched orange-tips.

Diet: adults feed on nectar.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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