Overview Of Nymphalidae Butterfly
Nymphalidae Butterfly is the largest family of butterflies. These butterflies have about 6,000 species and this all species distributed throughout most of the world. Here you will see Nymphalidae Butterfly Facts photos its habitat, diet, in details.
This butterfly is also known as brush-footed butterflies or four-footed butterflies. It belongs from the superfamily of the Papilionoidea. They are generally in medium-sized to large butterflies.
Nymphalidae Butterfly Facts
- This bird known as four-footed butterflies because they are standing on only for legs and the two legs curled up.
- They also have a brush-like set of hairs which gives to another name (brush-footed butterflies).
- The adult butterfly has a small pair of the first leg.
- Its caterpillars(larva) have a short spiky hair on the head.
- The butterfly pupa has shiny spots.
- Nymphalidae Butterfly communicates with each other by using their scent and color.
This butterfly species can be found in plants. They are habitat for the temperate and terrestrial region. Nymphalidae Butterfly is also habitat in desert or dune, forest, chaparral, taiga, rainforest, scrub forest and mountains
Nymphalidae Butterfly eats different kinds of plants. They like to eat a thistles or nettles, willow trees, plants of the daisy family, some on violets. Sometimes they sip nectar, rotting fruit, and dung or mud.
All the butterfly species can only live for one year or little more. In cold climate, its larvae or pupae survive for the two winter. The adult’s butterfly only survives for a few weeks. In some temperate climate adults, butterflies live longest or surviving for 6 months or more.
This butterfly Mating System is polygynous. First male mating with the female and after that they lay up to several hundred eggs. Some female butterflies species lay eggs at a time. The Breeding season of this butterfly is Late Spring and Summer.
These butterflies don’t directly affect to humans. If human touch it’s caterpillars then some rash on the body. The negative impacts of this butterflies are injuries to human by bites or stings.
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