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


Avg. Wingspan: 4.5 - 6.2 cm / 1.75 - 2.45 "

Diet: caterpillars feed on sting nettles and small nettles.

Diet: adults feed on nectar exclusively.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

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