Butterfly Facts – 58 Interesting Facts About Butterflies

Butterfly fun facts

Cabbage white butterfly is the most common species of butterfly found in U.S.

There are two main types of butterflies, skippers and true butterflies.

An adult butterfly has a very short life for about 3 to 4 weeks.

A group of butterflies is called as flutter.

Loss of habitat is the largest threat to butterflies.

Butterflies eyes have 6,000 lens and they can even see ultraviolet light.

Butterflies migrate to avoid cold weather.

Butterflies drink nectar, sap and juices from fruits, while caterpillars eat leaves.

Butterfly wings move in the figure 8 motion.

Butterflies sometimes excrete red liquid; it is not blood but pupal fluid, which is waste material produced during the pupal stage.