Most of us are familiar with the story of the monarch butterfly’s epic journey to Mexico each fall. But what about the more than 30 other species of lepidoptera that call the SBG home?
Amazingly, butterflies could be present in our gardens and yards—in some stage of their life cycle—all winter long. In the days ahead, we’ll look at examples of eggs, larvae, pupae and adult butterflies who spend the winter with us at the SBG. Stay tuned!
Author: Lisa Schneider
Photo credit: David Mark