Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Odds: Egg, Caterpillar, Cocoon, Butterfly

In the complete metamorphosis of a butterfly, a larva (caterpillar) hatches from an egg and goes through several molts before becoming a pupa (cocoon in moths), which develops into an adult butterfly.  Neither the larva nor the pupa resemble the … Continue reading

Posted in Evolution | Leave a comment