The life cycle of a butterfly (or moth) consists of three stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Butterflies come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with an abundance of colors and patterns. During the flight, they are characterized by a fluttering motion.
Although the larvae can cause severe damage to plants because they have a large amount of vegetation and foliage, adult moths are very important because they pollinate many flowers and plants in their natural diet. In fact, many flowers have evolved into an attractive to butterflies, either by color, shape, or perfumes. Butterflies fly unambiguous, unlike other insects flit from flower to flower easily.
In other societies, the butterflies are believed to be the souls of the dead fly in the air. This belief is partly due to the fact that people see a caterpillar in a cocoon of a butterfly and industrialized countries. They believed that the caterpillar in the cocoon, while the dead and is regenerated as a majestic butterfly, like a man died, leaving an empty shell, and their soul to move to a better, more majestic things in the outside. The butterflies are sometimes seen as superficial and shallow creatures. They flit from flower to flower in his flight spastic, focusing only on the most beautiful, elegant flowers, or more sweet fragrance. They are not known for any great skill, but we like it.
The butterflies have a short life and are very vulnerable and delicate. They are very popular in art and culture throughout the world, but have a dramatic symbolism in the range. In some countries it is a fickle, unfaithful, or inconsistent. They represent a negative change and variability. But in other cultures, butterflies are often a symbolic change and metamorphosis in a positive way. In the eastern and western cultures also, they are often the symbol for young girls to women. The change from a caterpillar into a butterfly is not a violent or traumatic adjustment, but a peaceful transition, calm and orderly. Girls must strive for this kind of transformation, even after those who embrace this symbolism butterfly. In China, two butterflies symbolize marital happiness and marital happiness.
Butterflies are popular themes in all types of media artists, including tattooing. Tattoo designs of insects such as butterflies, tribal tattoo designs, tattoos were most popular in the 1990s, and are often associated with trends in the tattoo. Butterflies are almost always considered the change a female insect, because of their beauty, their natural beauty, and their association with the transformations of life. For all these reasons they are popular with women, especially women go through periods of great change.
Often receives high school diploma or college with a butterfly tattoo on the transition from school to adult life and the brand. Women who have a difficult disease, mutilation or even surgery are sometimes asked for a butterfly tattoo, this time of awakening, marks because even butterflies are a symbol of renewal and rebirth, or to get. They feel that they begin life again, and that second life is beautiful because of the difficulties they subject countries, such as the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly is made.
In addition, butterflies are an “ugly duckling”. Like swans that begin life as unattractive ducks, butterflies begin life as an ugly caterpillar. They are not beautiful or admirable, until they are adults. Sometimes people who have experienced bullying and teasing by her physical appearance to the symbolism of the butterfly to embrace as a child, too. You feel comfortable in something beautiful and graceful, like the caterpillar, a butterfly elegant heavily changed.
There are several cases of strong male characters, the choice of the butterfly as a symbol, like a Roman emperor, the Japanese warriors, priests, and the battle, but in contemporary culture, the butterfly is clearly almost always female. However, mites are often considered more masculine, even though they are technically the same species of insects.