abdomen: the stomach
antennae- This is a sensitive feeler that the butterfly has.
caterpillar-The larva of a butterfly.
chrysalis- This is a hard shell. Inside of the chrysalis is the butterfly.
host plants- The plants the eggs are laid on are called this.
insects-The body is divided into three sections: the head, thorax and abdomen. Most have wings.
larva-A small insect hatches from an egg is called the larva. The larva of a butterfly is called a caterpillar.
metamorphosis- a change of form
migrate-to change your habitat
nectar-A sweet substance secreted by plants.
pupa-Inside the chrysalis the body of the butterfly is formed. This stage is called the pupa stage.
thorax-the part of the body that houses the heart and lungs and a number of structures passing between the neck and the abdomen.