Painted Lady Caterpillars Starting To Make Chrysalis

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Well, this morning I went to take out the cloth I had across the top of the butterfly terrarium. I figured by now they would be large enough not to get through the little vent holes.  Well, surprise!

Painted Lady Caterpillars
Painted Lady Caterpillars

Overnight a lot of them started to make chrysalis! They have attached themselves to the cloth with the little silk button.

Painted Lady Caterpillars Making A Cocoon
Painted Lady Caterpillars Making A Cocoon

The ones starting to do this look like a hook shape.

You can see what these caterpillars looked like after they turned into Painted Lady butterflies here.

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