American Snout Butterfly Characteristics
The American Snout (Libytheana carinenta) is mainly orange in color, with darkish brown and white spots. Its unique feature is it long, beak-like snout. Their flight pattern is irregular and fast, making them difficult to approach closely.
Wing spread: 1.5" - 2.0"
Host Plants: Hackberries
American Snout Butterfly Life Cycle Stages and Times
|Egg stage||4 to 8 days|
|Caterpillar (larval) stage||2 to 3 weeks|
|Chrysalis (pupal) stage||7 to 14 days|
|Adult butterfly stage||4 to 12 days|
American Snout Photographs
American Snout Butterfly (dorsal view)
American Snout Butterfly (ventral view)
American Snout Butterfly