Painted Lady Butterflies

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Painted Lady Butterflies by Mind Map: Painted Lady Butterflies

1. life cycle

1.1. egg

1.1.1. green

1.1.2. laid on leaves

1.1.3. hatches in about 4 days

1.2. larvae (caterpillar)

1.2.1. eats its outer eggshell

1.2.2. eats leaves

1.2.3. crawls

1.2.4. molts

1.2.5. greenyellow

1.3. pupa (chrysalis)

1.3.1. hangs upside down

1.3.2. brown or tan with gold flecks

1.3.3. j position

1.3.4. jiggly dance

1.3.5. about 10 days to hatch

1.4. adult

1.4.1. meconium

1.4.2. proboscis (tongue tube)

1.4.3. eats nectar from flowers

1.4.4. drinks juice from sliced oranges

1.4.5. antenae

1.4.6. orange and black

1.4.7. flies

1.4.8. lays eggs

1.4.9. lives about 2 weeks

2. butterfly garden

2.1. larvae plants

2.1.1. hollyhock

2.1.2. thistle

2.1.3. malva

2.1.4. yarrow

2.1.5. wormwood

2.2. adult plants

2.2.1. butterfly bush

2.2.2. purple coneflower

2.2.3. phlox

2.2.4. cosmos

2.2.5. sunflower

3. predators

3.1. lizards

3.2. frogs

3.3. toads

3.4. birds