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Butterfly Life is my latest guide. It discusses the life cycle of butterflies from egg and larva (caterpillar), to chrysalis and adult butterfly.

Silver-Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus) Spread-wing Skipper and Skipper (Hesperiidae) family. Photo by Donna L. Long. The caterpillar's narrow neck is clearly visible.
Silver-Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus) Spread-wing Skipper and Skipper (Hesperiidae) family. Photo by Donna L. Long. The caterpillar’s narrow neck is clearly visible.

Did You Know?

  • How long a butterfly lives at each life stage?
  • How do butterflies survive the winter?
  • What is the optimal air temperature range for butterflies to fly? When are you most likely to see them.
  • What shelter can you provide to butterflies in your backyard habitat?
  • What is happening when a butterfly flies after you?

I answer these questions and present other fascinating facts about butterflies.


Red-spotted Purple butterfly
Red-spotted Purple butterfly (Limenitis arthemis astyanax). Photo by Saxophlute at English Wikipedia.

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Butterfly Life: How Butterflies are Born, Live and Support the Earth’s Ecosystems. In this guide we learn the four stages of butterfly life cycles, how they navigate during migration, and ways to support conservation. PDF, 43 pages, 8½x11, immediate download. Also available in paperback. 

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