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monarch butterflyButterfly and Moth Internet Hunt

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First the facts:

1. How many legs do all insects have?


2. The legs and wings of a butterfly are attached to which body part?


3. Name 4 steps of the butterfly lifecycle.




4. Name the two wings of a butterfly.



5. The butterfly's sipper (mouth) is called a. ...



6. Name three differences between a moth and a butterfly.




7. How d o butterflies communicate?




Food for thought -

8. What do caterpillars eat?


9. What are butterflies trying to get when they are sipping at puddles (puddling)? Learn more at Puddle Party



10. Name 3 things a butterfly garden should have?




11. What is a host plant? Name two.



12. How is the milkweed important to butterflies?


13. How long do most adult butterflies live?


14. Entomology is the study of insects. A scientist who studies insects is called an ........


But a person who studies butterflies and moths is not a butterflyologist nor a mothologist. What are they called?


On to Part 2 - To know them is to love them.

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Updated August 3, 2020, posted 4/2000 by Cynthia J. O'Hora

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