Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Timeline created by nige
  • Butterfly Lays an Egg

    Butterfly Lays an Egg
    The adult Butterfly lays it's eggs on the underside of the leaf on a Swan plant.
  • Caterpillar

    Caterpillar
    After 4 days, the eggs hatch and Caterpillars emerge. The Caterpillar (Larvae) is fully grown after about two weeks.
  • Chrysalis (Pupa)

    Chrysalis (Pupa)
    After 2 weeks of eating, the Caterpillar sheds it's skin and turns into a chrysalis.You can see the skin on top of the chrysalis.
  • Adult Butterfly

    Adult Butterfly
    After 10 days in the chrysalis, a Butterfly emerges. The adult Monarch lives for 2-6 weeks and at the end of it's life cycle it will lay it's eggs on a swan plant, and the cycle continues.
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    Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly