How long does a butterfly stay in a cocoon?

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A butterfly does not spin a cocoon, its pupa is called a chrysalis. However, a moth spins a silk case known as a cocoon. It takes about 9-15 days to come out of it.
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mostly 1o days or more.
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A butterfly lives a relatively short life of as little as a few weeks or as long as about one year. About one-quarter of its life is spent inside of a cocoon, except in cases of hibernation
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It all depends on the life cycle of the particular species AND the generation. Some species survive the winter as eggs, caterpillars or adults. In these species the caterpillars grow
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