It's about 5 or 6 cm long. It's on the outside (north facing) wall of my garage about a metre above ground level.

Photo taken in Thailand near Hua Hin (about 12N 100E) in December 2014.

unknown chrysalis

  • $\begingroup$ What a great find! :D Fantastic chrysalis. Thanks for sharing. $\endgroup$ Dec 21 '14 at 2:21

I've found it - it's a Common Rose Swallowtail (Pachliopta aristolochiae)

A few images on this page. http://flickrhivemind.net/Tags/aristolochiae,butterfly/Interesting including these two


Pupa and butterfly

There is a picture also at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachliopta_aristolochiae but this one is upside down compared to mine.

Wikipedia image

Mystery solved.


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