|Butterfly laying an egg.|
|Another egg laid.|
|A brand new egg.|
|Another egg AND a fritillary caterpillar.|
|Caterpillar on the passion flower vine.|
|A very hungry caterpillar.|
|Passion flower or Passiflora|
|Fruit of the passion flower, sometimes called a pop or a maypop.|
|A chrysalis before the butterfly emerges.|
|An empty chrysalis.|
Here are a couple of interested, and probably hungry, bystanders:
|An assassin bug dressed for the occasion.|
Thanks to the Online Etymology Dictionary for explaining the word origin. I thought frit had something to do with silver. Nope.
Next time I will share Oak Point fritillaries. Thanks for stopping by this blog.