Do Butterflies Hibernate?

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Butterflies do hiberante and they can do so at any stage, that is, egg, larval, pupal or adult. They are cold-blooded and cannot withstand winter conditions in an active state. Butterflies may survive cold weather by hiberanting in protected locations.
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Very few types of butterflies hibernate. Most of them just die off in the winter, leaving their eggs to hatch and start a new generation the next year. The monarch is the one species
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Rarely do monarch
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That depends on the species. Monarchs migrate to Mexico (lucky so and so's). Most other butterflies and moths overwinter as pupae, eggs or larvae. IIRC the Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis
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Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma and Red Admiral all hibernate as adults from October until the first of the warmer weather in March. You will find them in sheds, garages and sometimes
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