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Photo#172574
Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea - female

Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea - Female
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
March 1, 2008
Pupa

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Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea - female Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea - female Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea - female

Dates?
Are all the dates right? Did you take a picture of the pupa the same day that the butterfly eclosed? If not, will you please change them?
Very nice image. Any idea on the little thing hanging next to the pupa?

 
Looks like
the shed skin of the caterpillar, with the head capsule facing to the right.

 
Hey Charley
Called the Exuvia, the old caterpillar skin and head capsule is suspended by the girdle of silk that would ordinarily hold the pupa upright with the branch or stem.

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