Butterfly Species Around The World Butterflies have fascinated us for their magnificence, frailty and the thriller surrounding its life. For time immortal, the fantastic thing about butterflies had not only impressed poetic and artistic imagination, but additionally has captured the curiosity of even of the small children.
It's clear that even our ancestors were moved by their behavior. When they seen thousands of butterflies migrating in the direction of "Sripada" (the sacred mountain which the Buddhists believe the Buddha's foot print was stamped) during the pilgrim season, they believed that the butterflies were migrating to pay homage to the Buddha. Thus they went to the extent of naming probably the most sacred mountain of Sri Lanka, the Sripada, as "Samanala kanda".
At current, although this migration still takes place in some areas of Sri Lanka, it couldn't been seen in many of the areas, on account of human intervention on the environment. Thus it is unhappy to notice that many of the current youthful generation, has not seen this nature's fascinating spectacle. Still there may be hope, as environmentalist and others who've taken curiosity in this topic, has learned that by providing the mandatory surroundings, we may still recreate this vanishing butterfly migration.
Researchers have discovered through 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 only, to eleven (eleven) families, then subsequently it changed into (2) super families and five (5) families. At current most scientists have classified butterflies belonging to three (3) super families and five (5) families.
To establish butterfly gardens it's best to have few Host crops, Nectar crops and land space. On the inception, it is recommended to plant 'Adana Hiriya' 'Wara' 'Aththora' 'Akkapana'',Kiri Aguna wel', as Host crops and 'Balunakuta', Shoe flower, Trdex, Zeeniyas, Ixora as Nectar Plants. A used earthen curd milk pot with mud, sunk to ground stage and a container to carry some ripe fruits will likely be enough for a small garden. To establish a big backyard expert advice is needed. Butterfly Species Around The World