Queen, soldier and worker Big-headed ants, Pheidole californica, (Alex Wild / Wiki; PD)
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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)
Earwig mother, Forficula auricularia. (Tom Oates, 2010 / Wiki; cc by-sa 3.0)
Common Eastern Butterfly, Bombus impatiens. (Ryan Hodnett / Flickr; cc by-sa 2.0)
Common Eastern Bumblebee, Bombus impatiens. (Tara Allison / WW; cc by-nc 3.0)
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)