is there a butterfly called the queen?
The Queen Alexandra Birdwing butterfly is indeed the Empress of the butterfly realm with a wingspan over a foot, some unconfirmed have a spread of l4 inches and are neatly colored to match. Named in honor of Queen Alexandra of England ( wife of King Edward VII of cigar fame.) Not named after Romanov empress!
Queen Alexandra's Birdwing is the largest butterfly in the world, with a wingspan up to 1 foot (30 cm). This tropical butterfly is from the rainforest in northern Papua New Guinea. They are massive as well as immensly clever. The caterpillars eat the pipevine plant, which contains poison; this makes the butterfly toxic to predators, which will get sick if they eat it.
Butterfly weights range from 0.3 gram for a large swallowtail to 0.04 gram for a small butterfly (called the elf). The female Queen Victoria Birdwing, the world's largest butterfly, would weigh 2 or 3 grams and one of the World's smallest butterflies, the Pygmy Blue, would weigh only a few thousandths of a gram.
It depends on the species. Queen Alexandra's Birdwing butterfly is the largest butterfly in the world with the female reaching a wingspan of 31 cm. Answer: Female Queen Alexandra's Birdwings, the largest butterfly, can reach a wingspan of 12.2 inches and a body length of 3.2 inches It depends on the species. Some can be as big as a dinner plate ! It depends on the species. Queen Alexandra's Birdwing butterfly is the largest butterfly…