Blue Morpho Butterfly Endangered Species Butterflies have fascinated us for their beauty, frailty and the mystery surrounding its life. For time immortal, the great thing about butterflies had not solely inspired poetic and inventive imagination, but in addition has captured the curiosity of even of the small children.
It is clear that even our ancestors were moved by their behavior. When they seen hundreds of butterflies migrating towards "Sripada" (the sacred mountain which the Buddhists believe the Buddha's foot print was stamped) throughout the pilgrim season, they believed that the butterflies were migrating to pay homage to the Buddha. Thus they went to the extent of naming essentially the most sacred mountain of Sri Lanka, the Sripada, as "Samanala kanda".
At present, though this migration nonetheless takes place in some areas of Sri Lanka, it could not been seen in most of the areas, on account of human intervention on the environment. Thus it is sad to note that most of the present youthful era, has not seen this nature's fascinating spectacle. Nonetheless there's hope, as environmentalist and others who have taken interest in this subject, has learned that by providing the required surroundings, we might nonetheless recreate this vanishing butterfly migration.
Researchers have found by fossil evidence, the butterflies have been in this earth for over 30million years. When classifying butterflies, some scientists have earlier described the butterflies being belonging solely, to eleven (11) families, then subsequently it became (2) super families and five (5) families. At present most scientists have categorized butterflies belonging to a few (three) super families and five (5) families.
To establish butterfly gardens you need to have few Host vegetation, Nectar vegetation and land space. At the inception, it's endorsed to plant 'Adana Hiriya' 'Wara' 'Aththora' 'Akkapana'',Kiri Aguna wel', as Host vegetation and 'Balunakuta', Shoe flower, Trdex, Zeeniyas, Ixora as Nectar Plants. A used earthen curd milk pot with mud, sunk to flooring degree and a container to hold some ripe fruits will be sufficient for a small garden. To establish a big backyard knowledgeable advice is needed. Blue Morpho Butterfly Endangered Species