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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Chrysalises
The Pipevine swallowtail chrysalis is very beautiful, but has deadly looks. The Pipevine Swallowtail finds a safe place to pupate then turns into a chrysalis that looks like a cobra head. It has yellow, brown and purple in a display that looks like a snakes head to deter predators. Its a fairly large pupa that stands out in the wild.
Chrysalis Size: 1.5-2.50""
Chrysalis Color: resembles a cobra head; brown, grey,purple and yellow;
Chrysalis Hatch Time: 6-10 days
Notes: Uses a self-made girdle to hold itself secure during pupation; large pupa