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a chrysalis with a small hole, possibly "what is left after a parasitoid fly larvae exits a monarch chrysalis. A parasitoid insect lays its eggs in, on, or near a host, and the larvae then consume the host, often while it is still alive."
the chrysalis was formed on a watering bottle in our garden which has a Sodom Apple tree (Calotropis procera) that has hosted hundreds of monarch larvae in the last several months