Atala Butterfly Caterpillars or Chrysalises
Atala Butterfly Eumaeus atala
Adult Wing Span: 1 1/2 - 2 inches
Range: South Florida, Cuba, Bahamas
Host Plants: Coontie Palm
Witness the miracle of metamorphosis! Caterpillars will need a food source when they arrive. Atala Butterflies eat Coontie Palms Be certain the plant has not been sprayed with insecticides, including the organic pesticide, BT. Caterpillars usually take from two to three weeks to reach pupation size.
** Butterflies can eat a great deal during the larval stage. Please be certain you have the correct amount of host plants if you are ordering larvae.**