Post Hibernation Strategies > Post-Diapause Limenitis Third Instar Caterpillars

Because admirals and viceorys overwinter in a rolled-leaf hibernaculum, you have some options on how you want to properly overwinter these hibernacula and bring them out of a cold, humid environment into a warm, humid environment to get half-grown larvae to crawl out of their hibernacula and resume feeding.

This photo gallery shows you through one successful method of accomplishing this. For more general information on rearing Limenitis species, click here.