Great Purple Hairstreak chrysalids

Anne Kilmer viceroy at
Wed Jan 27 17:18:10 EST 1999

Paulette Haywood wrote:
> I am in search of Atlides halesus chrysalids and will be travelling to a
> site where I have collected eggs from large infestations of mistletoe in
> several large oak trees. I hope to find chrysalids in this natural
> rather than a laboratory setting.  Does anyone have any tips for
> locating them on the trees?
Not at all. However, if you will scrabble about in the leaf mulch on the
ground beneath the trees, there they'll be. Brown. 
Good luck.
Anne Kilmer
South Florida

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