evoluhol at magnum.wpe.com evoluhol at magnum.wpe.com
Wed Sep 23 07:54:33 EDT 1998

In article <6u3vv5$1q0$1 at flood.xnet.com>, mambrose at uti.com (Mike Ambrose) wrote:

> My wife and I have found a black swallowtail chrysalis and would like
> to know how long it might take to change into a butterfly?  Any help
> would be appreciated!

Your locality really makes a difference.  In Pennsylvania, in nature it
will emerge in May 1999, in a house maybe this December (must be kept at
70-80 degrees and near moisture).  In Florida it could emerge in a month,
in El Salvador -- one week.

Dave Bouton

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