Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Queen chrysalis

Danaus gilippus


Green, white and pink color morphs of the Queen butterfly chrysalis.

No species ID suggestions


keithp2012 5 years ago

This is still amazing!

KristenGilpin 5 years ago

keithp2012: The Queen butterflies all emerge looking just like Queen butterflies, regardless of chrysalis color. I've seen lots of color variations that seem to have no effect on the emerging adult.

outdooreducation15: Chrysalis color varies in a number of species of butterflies and this is just one example. Queens are closely related to the Monarch, thus the similarity in chrysalis.

keithp2012 5 years ago

Do the butterflies look the same emerging?

KristenGilpin 5 years ago

¡Muchas gracias

harsuame 5 years ago

Wow que hermosa crisálidas como si fueran faroles excelente

Tampa, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.05, Long: -82.41

Spotted on Sep 25, 2012
Submitted on Dec 13, 2012

Related spottings

Danaus Southern monarch Plain Tiger Plain tiger

Nearby spottings

Phaon Crescent Manyflower Marsh Pennywort Strongbark Gloriosa Lily