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What is the scientific name of Butterfly ?

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Arthropoda
Rhopalocera
Hedyloidea
Lepidoptera


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From where the word (term) Butterfly comes from ?

Russian
Latin
Greek
Russian and Greek


The Russian word for "butterfly", means "bow tie". It is a diminutive of "baba" or "babka" (= "woman, grandmother, cake"), whence also "babushka" = "grandmother". The ancient Greek word for "butterfly" is which primarily means "soul" or "mind".

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How many wings does a adult butterfly has ?

Two
Four
Six
Eight


Adult butterflies have four wings: a forewing and hindwing on both the left and the right side of the body.

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What is the order name of Butterfly ?

Papilionidae
Lepidoptera
Rhopalocera
Hedyloidea


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How many legs are of Butterfly caterpillars.

One pair
Three pairs
Six pairs
Five pairs


Butterfly caterpillars have three pairs of true legs from the thoracic segments and up to 6 pairs of prolegs arising from the abdominal segments.

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What is the fossil period of the Butterfly ?

10 millions
20 to 30 millions
30 to 50 millions
40 to 50 millions


The earliest known butterfly fossils date to the mid Eocene epoch, between 40–50 million years ago.

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What is the country name where Butterfly is a symbol of soul ?

Japan
India
China
Canada


According to Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things, by Lafcadio Hearn, a butterfly was seen in Japan as the personification of a person''s soul; whether they be living, dying, or already dead.

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What is the life of Brimstone butterfly ?

9-10 months
11-12 months
5-6 months
None


The Brimstone butterfly (Gonepterix rhamni) has the longest lifetime of the adult butterflies: 9-10 months.

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Most butterflies feed on nectar from __________.

Leaf
Flowers
Water
Fruits


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What is the group name of Butterfly ?

Lek
Swarm
Rabble
All


A large group of butterflies is called a lek, swarm, rabble.

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