Butterflies


The small white (Pieris Rapae) has brilliant white wings with small black tips and to its for wings with 1 or 2 small wing spots.


This butterfly is also know as the cabbage butterfly and the cabbage white.  In 1860 the Small White was accidentally introduced to Quebec , Canada and spread rapidly throughout the North America before this incident the Small White was home in Europe, Asia and North Africa.



 






 The Luna Moth is a large pale green Silk-moth.  The large moth is unique to North America  making  the hardwood forest home. The Luna Moth is greatly attractive to light so leaving a light on outside will increase the chance of seeing one of these magnificent giants.




 The Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly is very common in meadows, fields, nature trails, gardens, and parks.  The Butterfly is usually found on their larval food plant most common the Black Eye Susan.
The caterpillar is black with orange stripes across the long body with dark purple and white dots all the way down the sides




The Monarch Butterfly is the King of the North American Butterflies. This butterfly is attractive to meadows and roadsides where the this beauty likes to search for the much favourite plant the Milkweed.  The Monarch migrates south in the winter time and can easily cover thousands of miles in one season.



The Promethean Moth is part of the of the Giant Silk Moth its wings span to over 3 inches. The Females are bright reddish, pinkish or even a brown tone in color with well-developed spots.  






The mating of the Promethean Moth takes place in the afternoon to early evening.  The female lays generally 2-12 eggs in a single cluster on a host plant.  The larvae of the Promethean usually feed on Maple, Apple , Pine and Polar trees just to name a few.





















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