Thesaurus / chrysalis
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When the door was off, and the bright sunlight shone in, this little occupant of the chrysalis took a look at itself.
NEW NATIONAL FOURTH READERCHARLES J. BARNES AND J. MARSHALL HAWKES
Only one got through safely to the chrysalis stage which it reached at the end of June.
Fred handled his chrysalis with respect as he laid it away with his other treasures.
GRITLI'S CHILDRENJOHANNA SPYRI
In every Italian school the butterfly breaks loose from the chrysalis.
MAXIMS AND REFLECTIONSJOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Our cut (Fig. 28, a) also represents the pupa, or chrysalis, as seen lying in its cell.
OUR COMMON INSECTSALPHEUS SPRING PACKARD
The term is applied to the natural protective covering of seed-vessels, and of a pupa or chrysalis.
The full-grown caterpillars are likely to leave their food plants when ready to change to the chrysalis state.
We also meet with the stumps of wings in the chrysalis of certain ants (Anergates), the males of which have lost their wings.
Presumably there is but one brood a year and the insect hibernates as a chrysalis.
Occasionally a few butterflies emerge in August, but they usually remain in the chrysalis until May or June.

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