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Just a bunch of little cocoons, ready to take flight. 🐛🦋✨ It's been a packed 3 weeks here at the 200hr YTT. Here's to some well-deserved rest before our ...

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A painted lady chrysalis. Photo by Deanster1983 via Flickr.

A monarch caterpillar prepares to form its chrysalis on the side of the cuttings container.

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Hatching Butterflies…a Monarch Emerges from its Chrysalis!

The caterpillar of the black swallowtail butterfly. It eats the leaves of dill, and

How Long Does a Butterfly Stay in a Chrysalis?

The ghostly green luna moth lives an ephemeral life. Lacking mouthparts, adults cannot eat, so they live just long enough to mate and lay eggs before dying.

When monarchs first emerge from their chrysalides, their abdomens will be filled with fluid.

Where to look for Monarch Chrysalises in the garden + how you can help give caterpillars

Eastern Swallowtail and Sister Chrysalis on a Chopstick

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And so, they each progressed through their instars, growing larger and larger. I was surprised at just how big they were getting: these aren't small, ...

What should you do if you think your monarch chrysalis has a disease or parasites?

I think these are beautiful and so interesting!



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It's quite a beautiful moth, very "furry." It's also quite large, to the degree of a small bird. Knowing the size of its caterpillar and pupa, ...

Butterfly Quotes

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... we follow the practice of producing “Ahimsa” Silk, also known as “Peaceful” Silk – meaning that we allow every moth to emerge from its cocoon .

How baby wasps can save your tomatoes

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Life cycle of the house fly, Musca domestica Linnaeus. Clockwise from upper left:

THE STORY OF THE BUTTERFLY A man found a cocoon of a butterfly, One day a small opening appeared He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it ...


Newly emerged native bee with cocoons

Bat-Like Dino

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Flying insects are usually creepy, but many people love dragonflies. (Courtesy of Flickr user whologwhy)

How to Take Care of a Caterpillar Until It Turns Into a Butterfly or Moth

Braconid wasp cocoons on a hornworm caterpillar.

A wasp dragging a paralysed caterpillar

DoggyRide Cocoon Pet Carrier, Airline carrier, car seat and ready for use as bicycle

Long haul flight essentials and travel tips for economy fliers. Because let's face it,

Newly emerged large Emperor Swallowtail butterfly hangs from a cocoon row of chrysalis, getting ready

Baby, it's Cold Outside: What to do with Late Season Butterflies?

A caterpillar and wasp larvae

Raising Silkworms Is Small-Scale Farming With Potentially Big Yields

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Butterfly Quotes & Sayings

The musician he is today is a far cry from student-athlete he was just three years ago at the University of Iowa. As a practitioner of metaphysics, ...


Moths Sept 2018 RR-3

Adult braconid wasps emerging from their cocoons.

What tips do you have for traveling in first or business class with an infant-in-arms? Sound off, below.

Observing the Woolly Bear


Women covered with blanket outside

Pantry Moth Problems and Solutions

A few weeks ago I was in Marfa, Texas, teaching at an incredible event for creatives called Yeah Field Trip. My talk was called “How to make art and ...

Silk cocoons

The Cocoon Effect: Transforming Through Hardship

Mason bees and cocoons

An adult moth does not live for long, but once again, this does depend on the species. Some moths live for a few weeks, some live for a couple of months, ...

How to keep your arms together when flying on an overnight flight ohsweetbasil.com

This species is a serious forest pest when in its larval state. Notice the bristle springing from the underside of the hindwing (frenulum) and ...

When job differentiation goes wrong. F. R. Turner at Indiana University.

Becoming a butterfly!

A wasp specimen from the Museum collection

Evy in bassinet on Virgin Atlantic

The pupae and foam should be sprayed thoroughly (not just misted) every day, or more often in higher temperatures. The base of the upper tray is perforated ...

Why (and for how long) do butterflies stay in a cocoon? | Morgridge Institute for Research

When he was a small boy, he had loved butterflies. Oh, not to net and mount them, but to wonder at their designs and habits.

Jiminy Chrysalis!

The Butterfly Principle: Transformation and Growth Through Failure | HuffPost Life

red-eye flight essentials—sacha strebe

The caterpillar has to suffer silently in a cocoon in order to become a butterfly. Change is painful in the beginning but worth it in the end.

You can really see the wing pads, and how the wings develop in this Dark

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A Columbia silk moth spinning its cocoon

photo of pantry moth (Indian meal moth).

Muscidifurax raptor wasp on a fly puparium. Once the female chooses a suitable puparium host

20 SPRAYING THE APPLE ORCHARD. twenty (20) days later the pupa wriggles itself out of the cocoon through the silken tube made by the larva, its ...

Get Some Maggots

The cocoons look like small white egg sacks. There can be as many as 50 or more on one caterpillar, depending on its size and unluckiness.

Winged Black Garden Ants preparing to take wing on their nuptial flight.

Are you willing to change?

Below are different caterpillar instars (ages) of our spice bush butterflies and one red admiral who just emerged on 9/13/18.