Wooly Bear Caterpillar All White Butterflies have fascinated us for their beauty, frailty and the mystery surrounding its life. For time immortal, the great thing about butterflies had not only inspired poetic and inventive creativeness, but in addition has captured the curiosity of even of the small children.
It's clear that even our ancestors were moved by their behavior. Once they noticed 1000's of butterflies migrating towards "Sripada" (the sacred mountain which the Buddhists imagine the Buddha's foot print was stamped) in the course of 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 current, though this migration nonetheless takes place in some areas of Sri Lanka, it could not been seen in most of the areas, as a consequence of human intervention on the environment. Thus it's unhappy to note that most of the current youthful technology, has not seen this nature's fascinating spectacle. Still there is hope, as environmentalist and others who've taken curiosity on this subject, has learned that by providing the necessary setting, we might nonetheless recreate this vanishing butterfly migration.
Researchers have found via fossil proof, the butterflies have been on 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 two (2) super families and five (5) families. At current most scientists have labeled butterflies belonging to 3 (three) super families and five (5) families.
To determine butterfly gardens it's best to have few Host plants, Nectar plants and land space. At the inception, it is recommended to plant 'Adana Hiriya' 'Wara' 'Aththora' 'Akkapana'',Kiri Aguna wel', as Host plants 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 hold some ripe fruits might be enough for a small garden. To determine a big garden skilled advice is needed. Wooly Bear Caterpillar All White