What kind of caterpillar made this chrysalis?
March 24, 2010
This picture was taken today 3/24/2010. It was just a caterpillar yesterday, but today it is a chrysalis. The caterpillar was primarily gray and brown with tufts
Rob Abshear
Pompano Beach, FL

Gulf Fritillary Chrysalis

Dear Rob,
This is the chrysalis of a Gulf Fritillary.  The caterpillars feed on passionflower vine leaves, and the butterflies are a lovely orange color.  Compare your image to this photo on BugGuide.

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