Viceroy's colours affect monarch butterflies?
The Viceroy mimics the Monarch for a special reason. The Monarch is poisonous, and so by the Viceroy acting like it's poisonous, predators avoid it. There is one difference though, the Viceroy has a black line running across his lower hind-wings.
no^ the color of the viceroy is close to the monarchs and so at mating season it can affect them
According to the WWF and the IUCN, Monarch butterflies are not currently endangered. However, their migratory patterns are at risk because their routes are endangered due to habitat loss. Illegal deforestation of their overwintering grounds is the greatest current threat. Logging of their traditional wintering grounds means the butterflies have fewer places to rest during winter. Not only that, but such habitat loss reduces their supply of milkweed, a key component of their diet. There…
Butterflies have a short life span because of many things that hinder their life span. We as human begins affect the life span of butterflies, many times we accidentally kill them. Also, there are many different diseases that kills butterflies, and then there are other animals that prey on butterflies.