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When do caterpillars turn into their cocoons?

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Do caterpillars make cocoons in trees?

they can. But the can make cacoons in virtualy anything, from flower stems to bicyle handle bars. as long as it is elevated and has someting for it to attatch itself to.

Where do caterpillars make cocoons?

Anywhere! A cocoon is a silk 'sleeping bag' that some species of moths make. Inside the cocoon, the caterpillar changes into a pupa. From the pupa emerges the adult moth. A ca

How long do caterpillars stay in cocoons?

we just got the bugville butterfly house, and our caterpillars (painted lady) stayed in their cocoons for 12 days. it really depends on the type of caterpillar. hope this help

What happens when a caterpillar turns into a cocoon?

If you leave it there, and nothing else comes along and eats it, then eventually the bottom of the cocoon opens up and a moth or a butterfly struggles out. It sits in the air

When do caterpillars cocoon?

Overwintering eggs hatch early in the season, then the caterpillars  start eating like crazy and building their tent. they become fully  grown by late spring or summer, and