Geographic location of the bug: South Florida (Punta Gorda)
Time: 03:26 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: There is a group of about 15 of what appear to be butterfly chrysalides, but I have no idea what they are. They are about 3/4 inch long and found on the south side of the house attached to the gutter. The house borders on a canal. I found them on 2/19/19.
How you want your letter signed: Sharon 1015
Dear Sharon 1015,
This is not a butterfly chrysalis. It is the cocoon of a Bagworm, a moth in the family Psychidae. The larvae are known as Bagworms because they construct a shelter, the bag, and they enlarge it as they grow, eventually pupating inside the bag.