Unidentified chrysalis

Bill Cornelius billcor at mail.mcn.org
Thu Sep 6 19:25:25 EDT 2001

wait till it hatches to see for shure, (then tell us). Another guess might be
a parasitized vanessa. I picked up several that were larger than normal and
lighter color (goldish), they all hatched out Braconid wasps.

Gary Anweiler Edmonton Alberta Canada wrote:

> Sounds like maybe a Euptoieta claudia, the Variegated Fritillary - gorgeous
> little things.
> --
> Gary Anweiler, Edmonton Alberta Canada
> 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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