What eats the karner blue butterfly?

Answer The seven-spotted lady beetle, paper wasps and spined soldier bugs feed on the larvae of Karner blue butterflies. Dragonflies, spiders, white-tailed deer and birds eat adult Karner blue butterflies... Read More »

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Facts About the Karner Blue Butterfly?

The Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa) relies on lupine plants during its short adult life of four to 21 days. The butterfly plays an important ecological role thanks to its help in pollinat... Read More »

Where does the Karner blue butterfly live?

The United States Forest Service website reports that the Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis), a bluish butterfly with a one-inch wingspan, lives in the United States. The species in... Read More »

When does the Karner blue butterfly mate?

According to a report published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Karner blue butterfly mates in May, June and July, although it "usually has two generations, and thus two hatches, each ye... Read More »

What eats butterfly eggs?

According to Monarch Butterfly Information, ants, mites, spiders and wasps commonly eat butterfly eggs and larvae. The University of Kentucky states laying eggs is a sticky process with one or more... Read More »