How Long Does It Take for a Black Swallowtail Butterfly to Emerge from a Cacoon?


It takes a butterfly quit a few weeks to develop properly in a cocoon. First from egg to larva it takes 8-10 days. Then larva to pupa 6-7 weeks. Next comes pupa to butterfly and that takes 2-24 weeks.
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