Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
The Tawny Emperor is mainly orange in color, with black and white spots. It ranges throughout most of the Eastern United States down to northeast Mexico.
Wing spread: 2.0" - 2.75"
Host Plants: Hackberries
Tawny Emperor Butterfly Life Cycle Stages and Times
|Egg stage||3 to 9 days|
|Caterpillar (larval) stage||4 to 6 weeks|
|Chrysalis (pupal) stage||7 to 10 days|
|Adult butterfly stage||6 to 14 days|
Tawny Emperor Butterfly