noun, plural chrys·a·lis·es, chry·sal·i·des [kri-sal-i-deez] /krɪˈsæl ɪˌdiz/.
Origin of chrysalis
Examples from the Web for chrysalides
He generally has heaps of caterpillars and chrysalides, which are turning into moths and butterflies for his collection.The Fortunes of Philippa|Angela Brazil
The chrysalides are often hairy, though some of them are perfectly smooth.Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux
Why are insects in the "pupa" stage also called "chrysalides?"The Reason Why|Anonymous
I am told the correct plural is chrysalides, but life would be dull indeed if one always used the correct plural.Harding's luck|E. [Edith] Nesbit
In the fall they turned into chrysalides, which I kept all the winter.