Worksheet on Butterfly

Worksheet on butterfly contains various types of questions.

The important information will help us to the answer the questions given below.

Pupa:  Post larval stage of a butterfly, which stays within a cocoon

Antennae: Paired, jointed, sensory appendages emerging from the forehead of insects.

Molting: The process of shedding old skin of a larva.

Proboscis: Feeding tube for sucking up nectar.

Caterpillar: Worm-like larval stage of a butterfly found during its metamorphosis.

Cocoon: A silken case, within which stays a pupa.

Compound eye: Typical organ of vision of some insects consists of a number of small visual units with light-sensitive cells.

Spinneret: A tiny cone shaped structure which helps to secrete a fluid from the silk glands.

Imago: An insect that attains the final phase of metamorphosis.

Ommatidium: Very minute visual unit of a compound eye of insects.


I. Answer the following questions:

(i) How does a butterfly take its food?

(ii) What does a butterfly larva eat?

(iii) How is a cocoon formed?

(iv) How many legs are found in an insect?

(v) How many wings are seen in a butterfly?

(vi) Where does a pupa of a butterfly live?

(vii) How does a butterfly take its food?

(viii) What does a butterfly larva eat?

What are the parts the body of a butterfly consists of?


II. Answer the following in a word:

(i) What is the common name of a butterfly larva?

(ii) Where does a pupa rest during its metamorphic transformation?

(iii) By which organ does a butterfly collect nectar?

(iv) How many molting do take place in the larval stage of a butterfly?

(v) Name the respiratory opening of a butterfly.





Fifth Grade

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