Define breifly about the ingestion in butterfly?????
Butterflies mainly feeds on nectar (from flowers) and act as a pollinator for some species of flowering plants.The mode of ingestion of butterfly is through the long part known as proboscis. Proboscis is act as a drinking straw which helps the butterfly to reach deep into flowers to suck in nectar. The sensors are present near the tip of the proboscis and the food channel known as olfactory sensors, which enables the butterfly to taste nectar and other material on which they feed upon.