Feathery Cassias http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/169/all en First Clouded Sulphur Butterfly Pupa in North Campus http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-clouded-sulphur-butterfly-pupa-north-campus <p>Last week, Jany Alvarez, one of the Museum's Guest Relations staff, was sitting at the bus stop adjacent to the North Campus. While she was waiting for her bus, she saw an interesting sight<span>—</span>a caterpillar crawling along the sidewalk! Thinking that the caterpillar would be better off on a plant than on the cement, she picked the caterpillar up and placed it carefully on a <em>Dudleya</em> plant on the Living Wall. Later that day, another Guest Relations staffer watched the caterpillar pupate! By the time word travelled to me, the pupa looked like this:</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-clouded-sulphur-butterfly-pupa-north-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-clouded-sulphur-butterfly-pupa-north-campus#comments butterfly caterpillar Cloudless Sulphur Dudleya Feathery Cassias insects living wall Phoebis sennae pupa Senna Senna artemisioides Blog Fri, 24 Feb 2012 07:22:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 668 at http://www.nhm.org/nature