Image Number: 0007072

Chrysalis is rather drab and well camouflaged, except for about eight bright silver spots. They usually attach their posterior end to a leaf with silk threads and hang from the leaf until they emerge as adults.
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Nymphalini
Genus: Polygonia
Subject: Polygonia interrogationis (Fabricius)
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Image uploaded:
Monday, August 20, 2001
Image last updated:
Monday, April 21, 2014