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


Avg. Wingspan: 3 - 4 cm / 1.2 - 1.6 "

Diet: caterpillars eat the leaves of grasses, reeds, shrubs of trees.

Diet: adults drink nectar, and occasionally mud.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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