Pupal stages vary dramatically in appearance from insect group to insect group. For example, the pupae of many butterflies develop into beautiful chrysalises (singular chrysalis),The picture at the right shows one of the most famous chrysalises, that of the Monarch Butterfly. This picture is especially nice because you can see the Monarch's orange and black wings inside the pupa's shell.
Monday, October 10, 2005
Speaking of pupas or pupae