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1 Butterfly Crossword Puzzle Name: Date: ACROSS 1. The developmental stage between larva (caterpillar) and adult. 3. One of the best known butterflies; and the only species that annually migrates both north and south. 5. A pattern on a wing that resembles an eye. 7. These cover a butterfly s wing and provide the color and the pattern. 8. The four stages of butterfly development: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and adult. 10. With a wingspan of 6 inches, this butterfly is one of the largest in North America. DOWN 2. The coiled, straw like sucking tube mouthparts of a butterfly. 4. Change in form during development, as in the change between a caterpillar and a butterfly. 6. The second life stage of a butterfly; also known as a larva. 9. The first stage in a butterfly's lifecycle.

2 Name: Date: Labelthebodypartsof thismonarchbuterfly.

3 Name: Date: Butterflies of North America WORD BANK: ADMIRAL CLOUDYWING FRITILLARY SKIPPER BUCKEYE COMMA MONARCH SULPHUR CHECKERSPOT DOGFACE QUEEN SWALLOWTAIL VICEROY

4 Butterfly Trivia Name: Date: 1.) Which butterfly has eyespots that may be used to scare away predators? a.) Monarch b.) Common buckeye c.) Giant swallowtail d.) Painted lady 2.) How long does it take for a monarch to grow from an egg to an adult butterfly? a.) One week b.) One month c.) One year 3.) More than 1,000 species of butterflies and moths can be found in North America. 4.) Butterflies live everywhere except which continent? a.) Antarctica b.) South America c.) Africa 5.) Which body part do butterflies use for taste? a.) Wings b.) Feet d.) Antenna c.) Abdomen 6.) Butterflies are primarily (they fly during the day) while moths are primarily (they fly during the night). 7.) Which of the following lists the correct order for a butterfly s life cycle? a.) Egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, adult b.) Chrysalis, egg, caterpillar, adult c.) Caterpillar, chrysalis, egg, adult d.) Adult, caterpillar, chrysalis, egg 8.) More than 89 percent of all scale winged insects are moths, not butterflies. 9.) Which of the following would be considered a butterfly predator? a.) Snake b.) Toad c.) Bat d.) Spiders e.) Birds f.) All of the above 10.) Butterflies are not impacted by human actions such as habitat destruction.

5 Butterfly Crossword Puzzle--KEY ACROSS 1. The development stage between larva (caterpillar) and adult: PUPA 3. One of the best-known butterflies. The only butterfly that annually migrates both north and south: MONARCH 5. A pattern on a wing that resembles an eye: EYESPOT 7. These make up a butterfly s wing. They provide the color and the pattern of the wing: SCALES 8. Word that describes the four stages of butterfly development: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and adult: LIFECYCLE 10. With a wingspan of 6 inches, this butterfly is one of the largest in North America: GIANT SWALLOWTAIL DOWN 2. The coiled, straw-like sucking tube mouthparts of a butterfly: PROBOSCIS 4. Change in form during development, as in the change between a caterpillar and a butterfly: METAMORPHOSIS 6. The second life stage of a butterfly. Also known as a larva: PUPA 9. The first stage in a butterfly's lifecycle: EGG

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7 Butterfly Trivia 1.) Which butterfly has eyespots that may be used to scare away predators? a.) Monarch c.) Common buckeye b.) Giant swallowtail d.) Painted lady 2.) How long does it take for a monarch to grow from an egg to an adult butterfly? a.) One week b.) One month c.) One year 3.) More than 1,000 species of butterflies and moths can be found in North America. 4.) Butterflies live everywhere except which continent? a.) Antarctica b.) South America c.) Africa 5.) Which body part do butterflies use for taste? a.) Wings c.) Feet b.) Antenna d.) Abdomen 6.) Butterflies are primarily diurnal (they fly during the day) while moths are primarily nocturnal (they fly during the night). 7.) Which of the following lists the correct order for a butterfly s life cycle? a.) Egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, adult b.) Chrysalis, egg, caterpillar, adult c.) Caterpillar, chrysalis, egg, adult d.) Adult, caterpillar, chrysalis, egg 8.) More than 89 percent of all scale winged insects are moths, not butterflies. 9.) Which of the following would be considered a butterfly predator? a.) Snake d.) Toad b.) Bat e.) Spiders c.) Birds f.) All of the above 10.) Butterflies are not impacted by human actions such as habitat destruction. a.) True b.) False

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