USGS - science for a changing world

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

  Home About NPWRC Our Science Staff Employment Contacts Common Questions About the Site

Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

The pupa of a moth

This is the pupa of a moth, Sicya crocearia. Note the silk on the leaves, which were wrapped around the pupa before being disturbed for this photograph. This would be a cocoon if the pupa was wrapped in a blanket of silk.

Previous Section -- The pupa (chrysalis) of a butterfly
Return to Photo Key to Species - Pupae of Lepidoptera

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Page Contact Information: Webmaster
Page Last Modified: Saturday, 02-Feb-2013 05:16:07 EST
Sioux Falls, SD [sdww55]