Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Transitioning Into a Pupa

Gypsy moth caterpillar transitioning to a Pupa

After eating tree leaves for about two months, the gypsy moth caterpillars turn into pupae. After a few days in the pupal stage, they emerge as moths. This gypsy moth caterpillar is in the process of changing into a pupa. Later it will emerge as a moth.