The first stage of the butterfly lifecyle.
The egg is laid by an adult female butterfly
The butterfly is the adult form and is in its reproductive and mobile stage for the species.
The adults undergo courtship, mating, and egg-laying.
The adult butterfly or moth is also the stage that migrates or colonizes new habitats.
The long, worm-like stage of the butterfly cycle.
This is the feeding and growing stage and will shed several layers of skin,
The chrysalis stage is the transformation stage in which the caterpillar transform into a butterfly.
The chrysalis is usually brown or green to be camouflaged with its surroundings to be safe from predators.