Viceroy Butterfly

Michael Philip philipmi at
Sat Jan 16 07:22:26 EST 1999

Opler's book, Butterflies East of the Great Plains, indicates that the
maximum longevity for a male viceroy is 17 days.  However, the expected life
span may be shorter due to predation.  He gives the maximum longevity of a
few dozen other species of butterfly in the same table if you are

He does not indicate any kind of migration behavior.


Quaff at wrote in message
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>Does the Vicroy Butterfly migrate in its lifetime & what is the average

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