Translation of chrysalis in Spanish:


crisálida, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪsələs/ /ˈkrɪs(ə)lɪs/


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    crisálida feminine
    • Don't tidy up too much in the fall; whether a butterfly overwinters as egg, caterpillar, chrysalis or adult, it needs a place to hibernate during the cold months.
    • In this nonfeeding condition it is called a pupa or chrysalis.
    • The only chrysalises we eat in Korea are from silkworms.
    • To attack a Beethoven sketch is brazenness in extreme, for the magical transformation from his rough draft to end product would be like an unknowing child trying to guess what the chrysalis or tadpole might become.
    • Images of chrysalises and butterflies suggest regeneration for the survivors.
    • There are at least seven chrysalises, dozens of caterpillars in all sizes and one egg.
    • Tradition, properly understood, is not only the chrysalis; it's the butterfly.
    • Display houses pay up to $2.50 for one chrysalis, of which about a dollar will go to Samson.
    • Milkweed, in its many varieties, serves as the sole host plant for the monarch's life cycle, from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis.
    • This means that their eggs, chrysalises or larvae are likely to be in or near your yard during the non-gardening months.
    • If you see no monarch eggs, caterpillars or chrysalises, trim the plants back now and treat with jets of water or a little insecticidal soap.
    • But while I was up there, I found a whole other use for guttering I hadn't known about: chrysalises tucked away beneath the overhang, which was a bit sad, since it's almost impossible to paint round them.
    • They will turn into chrysalises and, after a few weeks, into butterflies or moths.
    • Thousands of live chrysalises enter the country every week to supply butterfly houses.
    • At Samson's farm, a Kipepeo representative shows up every Monday and Thursday morning to collect his chrysalises, which range in color from mottled brown to lime green with flecks of metallic gold.
    • A pupa is an insect in the intermediate stage between larva and adult; the term chrysalis is used of a butterfly or moth in this intermediate stage.
    • Alice reminds the Caterpillar that it will be strange when he changes to a chrysalis and then into a butterfly, but the Caterpillar disagrees.
    • A chrysalis is the pupa stage of a butterfly - a protective covering for the transformation from caterpillar into winged insect.
    • Unlike the mopane worm, which over-winters in the chrysalis or pupa stage, Thongolifha overwinters in the adult stage.
    • The effect is that of a chrysalis in a cocoon struggling to get free and, at points, of a body emerging from its death shroud.