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What are the four stages of a butterflies life?
egg, larva, pupa, adult
What is the fastest flying insect?
The Hawk moth.
What does metamorphosis mean?
To change.
What do butterflies and moths both have?
Head, thorax, abdomen, 6 legs, 2 antennae.
What do butterflies and moths "eat"?
nectar
What category are butterflies and moths in?
The insect category.
What is the scientific name for the cocoon?
chrysallis
What is the pupa stage?
The pupa stage is when the butterfly or moth is in it's cocoon.
What is the larva called?
caterpillar
What are people who study butterflies called?
Lepidoptrists
How many species of butterflies and moths are found in North America?
700