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BUTTERFLIES

Grecian Shoemaker

Catonephele numilia

ON EXHIBIT:  The Butterfly Garden in Ocean Journey

Grecian Shoemaker

FUN FACTS

Males and females of the Grecian Shoemaker look completely different.  The males have a dark background with 6 bright orange dots. The Females have two cream colored stripes on their wings.


Fan Photo

Butterfly_Eric
Photo by Eric

About This Animal

SIZE: 3 inch wingspan

RANGE: South America to Mexico

HABITAT: Shady areas, rainforest, sea level to 3000ft.

DIET:  Juice from Rotting Fruit