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Lifecycle of butterfly

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Lifecycle of butterfly

  1. 1. Egg stage Caterpillar or Larva Stage Adult Butterfly Stage Chrysalis or Pupa Stage
  2. 2. EGG STAGE • The egg is sticky. • It is laid on the bottom of a milkweed plant leaf. • It hatches in a few days.
  3. 3. • The larva or caterpillar eats the eggshell and then the milkweed leaves. • The larva molts or sheds its skin about 5 times. Caterpillar or Larva Stage
  4. 4. • It hangs upside down on the milkweed plant Caterpillar or Larva Stage
  5. 5. • The larva forms a chrysalis or pupa around its body. • The chrysalis is green with dots. Later it becomes clear. Chrysalis or Pupa Stage
  6. 6. • An orange and black butterfly can be seen inside the chrysalis. This change is called metamorphosis. Chrysalis or Pupa Stage
  7. 7. Metamorphosis is a process some animals go through to become adults. It is a series of physical changes. Metamorphosis is especially common in insects.
  8. 8. • The adult butterfly comes out of the chrysalis in about two weeks. Adult Butterfly Stage
  9. 9. • The wings must dry before the adult can fly. Adult Butterfly Stage
  10. 10. • A butterfly has three main parts: head, thorax and abdomen. Adult Butterfly Stage
  11. 11. HEAD ABDOMEN THORAX
  12. 12. PARTS OF A BUTTERFLY
  13. 13. • The butterfly sucks nectar through a proboscis. Adult Butterfly Stage
  14. 14. • It pumps liquid into its wings from the abdomen. Adult Butterfly Stage
  15. 15. • It tastes with its feet. • It has four wings. • It has two antennae for touch and smell. Adult Butterfly Stage
  16. 16. In what stage does the picture show?
  17. 17. In what stage does the picture show? Chrysalis or Pupa Stage
  18. 18. What picture shows the caterpillar or larva stage?
  19. 19. What picture shows the caterpillar or larva stage?
  20. 20. What is the last stage in the life cycle of butterfly?
  21. 21. What is the last stage in the life cycle of butterfly? THE ADULT BUTTERFLY STAGE!
  22. 22. Egg CaterpillarChrysalis Adult Butterfly
  23. 23. “LIKE A BUTTERFLY,YOU’LL NEVER KNOW HOW FAR YOU CAN FLY UNTIL YOU SPREAD YOUR WINGS”
  24. 24. Prepared by : MACARIOLA, JOCELLE and CELIS, MERVIN

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