Unidentified chrysalis

Sunsol SUNSOL at prodigy.net
Thu Sep 6 08:18:20 EDT 2001

Red admirals have golden chrysalids. But I think the word "chrysalis" means
gold in Greek, so maybe many chrysalids are gold. Sally
Xi Wang <xiwang at sprint.ca> wrote in message news:3B96C591.2731 at sprint.ca...
> Hi all,
> I founnd a chrysalis today while searching for monarch larvae, and have
> been unable to ID it.  Morphologically, it closely resembles the pupa of
> Vanessa cardui, except it's a golden colour.  Any comments would be
> greatly appreciated.
> TIA,
> Xi Wang


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