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


Avg. Wingspan: 25.5 - 44.5 mm / 1 - 1 3/4 "

Avg. Body Length: 1.5 cm / .6 "

Diet: caterpillars feed on a variety of grasses such as Cock's-foot and False Broom.

Diet: butterflies take nectar from the Bramble and Wild Privet flowers.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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