Butterfly butterfly: photo and description
A butterfly or aurora is considered a butterfly. The scientific name of this insect is corpuscular.
There are several subspecies. All of them are active during the day. The life of these insects is firmly connected with the meadow core - a plant on which butterflies lay eggs. The caterpillars of these butterflies live on it and are lapped with leaves.
Butterfly zorka is common throughout Europe. It can be found in warm, non-tropical regions of Asia.
These creatures prefer a subtropical climate,avoid unnecessarily hot places and too cold areas. However, if there is water nearby, they can live even in the desert. The butterfly settles in open areas, in fields, on forest edges, in meadows.
It is established that males can travel long distances, flying over desert areas in search of food or a friend.
Description of the butterfly zorki help to imagine how these creatures look. The size of the wings is medium, up to 48 mm. On the chest and head of males there are gray-yellow hairs. The females have dark gray hairs.
The male can be distinguished from the female by the color of the front wing. In males, the tips of the wings are orange-yellow, the females are white. The hind wings are pearly white.
Caterpillar aurora bluish-green in speckles.
Lifestyle and nutrition
Butterfly can be seen from March to the middlesummer. The age of this creature is not long, the butterfly lives only a couple of weeks. The time of appearance depends on the climatic zone, average monthly temperature and humidity.
Butterflies of this species do not belong to pests, they feed on fodder plants. For this reason, gardeners do not organize any measures to combat the aurora. The diet also includes nectar, pollen of flowers.
Caterpillars eat leaves and young seeds.
Females live in one area throughout their lives. In spring, in some regions, you can see just a huge number of these white and yellow beauties.