How long do cocoons take to hatch?

Answer Depending on its type, an insect can remain in its larval stage (cocoon) anywhere from two weeks to an entire season. While in the cocoon, the insect's adult structures are formed and juvenile stru... Read More »

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When do cocoons hatch?

The time spent in the cocoon varies greatly by species and season the pupa stage started. For example, monarch butterflies hatch out of their cocoon within 10 days to nine months depending on the s... Read More »

How long do butterflies stay in their cocoons?

Before caterpillars become adult butterflies they enter the pupa stage. At this point the caterpillars spin chrysalises (commonly known as cocoons) around their bodies for protection. The amount of... Read More »

How long do spotted apatelodes stay in their cocoons?

Spotted Apatelodes (Apatolodes torrefacta), silkworm moths that live in and around deciduous forests in the eastern Unites States and Canada, stay in their cocoons for eight months from September u... Read More »

How long does it take for chicks to hatch?

Baby chicks hatch about 21 days after the eggs start incubating. However, incubation doesn't begin on the day the eggs are laid; the hen lays a clutch of eggs over the space of a week or two, then ... Read More »