In its fifth instar, this Monarch larva will soon pupate. (Derek Ramsey, derekramsey.com / Wiki; GFDL 1.2)
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A Monarch Butterfly pupa can be seen developing inside its cocoon, which is usually called a chrysalis. (Andy Reago & Chrissy McLaren / Flickr; cc by 2.0)
Mourning cloaks, Nymphalis antiopa, overwinter as adults. (Fyn Kynd / Flickr; cc by-sa 2.0).
Edwards’ Hairstreaks (Satyrium edwardsii) overwinter as eggs (aecole2010 / Flickr; cc by 2.0)
Swallowtail larva, Papilio machaon, showing detail of prolegs. (Didier Descouens / Wiki; cc by 3.0)