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Caterpillar Chrysalis

This is a discussion on Caterpillar Chrysalis within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; Originally Posted by Germinatorman I just read that the gold dots on the monarch chrysalis ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Germinatorman View Post
    I just read that the gold dots on the monarch chrysalis actually are instrumental in the development of color and density of the upcoming wings and affect other parts of the body as well. Destruction of those dots adversly affects the development of the adult - not just ornamentation, everything has a purpose.

    How odd. I wonder just what it is the gold dots do?

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    WOW Thanks for the info Don.

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