Butterfly Garden -
A colorful collage of several species of butterfly found in Costa Rica.
Butterflies play an important role as pollinators for many of the plant species in Costa Rica.
Entomologists have identified 1,251 species of butterfly and at least 8,000 species of moths. Approximately 90% of the butterflies in Central America can be found in Costa Rica and almost 18% of butterflies worldwide can be found there.
Butterflies are a very diverse and successful group of insects with incredible, colorful ecological adaptations. They are magnificent and beautiful to watch!