Caterpillars eat specific plants that we refer to as their host plants. Each species of butterfly have its own particular host plants. For example, Monarch caterpillars feed only on Milkweeds. Most caterpillars feed on leaves, but some will also eat the flowers and seeds. The Harvester butterfly caterpillar actually feeds on aphids; it is thought […]
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Since butterfly eggs are so tiny, the trick to finding them is knowing where to look. We saw a Spicebush Swallowtail flying around this Spicebush plant earlier in the day so we thought we would take a look.
As the weather warms up you may start seeing butterfly eggs on your host plants – they are tiny! We’ll help you identify
Butterflies go through four stages in life that are considered to be great mysteries. Read on to learn more about these complicated yet fascinating stages