Translation of chrysalis in Spanish:


crisálida, n.


Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪs(ə)lɪs//ˈkrɪsələs/


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    crisálida feminine
    • They will turn into chrysalises and, after a few weeks, into butterflies or moths.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Unlike the mopane worm, which over-winters in the chrysalis or pupa stage, Thongolifha overwinters in the adult stage.
    • Display houses pay up to $2.50 for one chrysalis, of which about a dollar will go to Samson.
    • 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.
    • Milkweed, in its many varieties, serves as the sole host plant for the monarch's life cycle, from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis.
    • Thousands of live chrysalises enter the country every week to supply butterfly houses.
    • A chrysalis is the pupa stage of a butterfly - a protective covering for the transformation from caterpillar into winged insect.
    • Alice reminds the Caterpillar that it will be strange when he changes to a chrysalis and then into a butterfly, but the Caterpillar disagrees.
    • 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.
    • There are at least seven chrysalises, dozens of caterpillars in all sizes and one egg.
    • In this nonfeeding condition it is called a pupa or chrysalis.
    • This means that their eggs, chrysalises or larvae are likely to be in or near your yard during the non-gardening months.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Tradition, properly understood, is not only the chrysalis; it's the butterfly.
    • The only chrysalises we eat in Korea are from silkworms.