What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Found cocoon
Location: Livermore, California
July 19, 2015 7:16 pm
Found it attached inside my dish glove. I have it hanging inside a cup with a top with holes. Would like to know what it is, how long it will take to hatch, and what to do with it once it hatches. It will be fascinating to look after. Thanks so much!
Signature: Shawna Jarnagin

Cabbage White Chrysalis

Cabbage White Chrysalis

Dear Shawna,
We quickly identified your chrysalis because we recently misidentified a Cabbage White Chrysalis, being thrown off by the silken girdle that helps to support the pupa.  We are speculating that you garden and that your garden includes plants in the cabbage family, the food source for the caterpillars of the Cabbage White, a European species that was naturalized in North America centuries ago.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Livermore, California

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