STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Chrysalis, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). A chrysalis is the name for the pupa of butterflies and moths (order Lepidoptera). Inside the chrysalis is the metamorphosing (developing) caterpillar (larva), which will eventually emerge as an adult.
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