Caterpillar Body Parts
Caterpillars Life
Butterfly Body Parts
Butterfly's Life
The Life Cycle

100

What are the two names of the different caterpillar legs?
true legs and false legs or true legs and prolegs

100

What kind of food did our caterpillars eat?
Mallow plant

100

How many legs does a butterfly have?
six

100

Where does the butterfly lay her eggs?
on leaves

100

How do all butterflies begin their lives?
as eggs

200

How many eyes does a caterpillar have?
12

200

What do caterpillars make to attach themselves when they are ready to hang?
silk button

200

What is something special that a butterfly can do with it's feet?
taste

200

What does a butterfly use it's proboscis for?
for drinking nectar

200

What does a butterfly leave behind when it grows?
skin

300

What lets a caterpillar walk up the walls of the bin?
The suction cups on the false legs (or prolegs)

300

What happens to the caterpillar's skin when it grows?
The caterpillars shed their skin to reveal new skin underneath

300

What is the name of a butterfly's tongue?
proboscis

300

Why do butterflies mate?
so that the female butterfly can lay eggs

300

What shape does a butterfly make when it hangs?
J shape

400

How do the bristles on a caterpillar help it?
The bristles make it hard for a bird to swallow a caterpillar.

400

What are the only 2 things that caterpillars can see?
light and dark

400

Name the three parts of the butterfly's body
head, thorax, abdomen

400

What do the butterly's wings look like when it first emerges from the chrysalis?
wet and wrinkled

400

What is the name of the butterfly's coccoon?
chrysalis

500

What does the caterpillar use it's spiracles for?
Breathing

500

What is a caterpillar doing when it moves it's head from side to side?
spinning silk

500

What does a butterfly use it's antenna for?
to smell

500

What is on a butterfly's wings that give it color?
scales

500

How many days does a butterfly stay in the chrysalis?
7-10 days