The Carofly is the only insect with an exoskeleton not made of chitin and the only insect with human-like flesh.

The Carofly’s wings consist of three main layers. The external skeletal cage, the flesh and muscle, and the butterfly itself.

The external skeletal cage is a delicate exoskeleton that covers the flesh of each wing and follows the same structure as the veins of the butterfly which don’t carry blood but provide support.

The flesh is similar to ours but instead mirrors itself by consisting of 4 layers. The epidermis, the dermis, and the internal epidermis, and then the flesh, and the butterfly’s “original” wing.

The Carofly chrysalis takes usually about 4-3 weeks to hatch rather than it’s ancestor the monarch which takes 2 weeks.

When the caterpillar is in its chrysalis it develops a small layer of skin that is just less than 1 mm thick. As the monarch usually does, it makes a chrysalis out of its outer shell of it’s skin and then begins it’s transformation. Unlike a normal monarch caterpillar the Carofly eats not only milkweed but also spinach, kale, soybeans and other crops that build up calcium which is how its bones are able to form. When born the bones are only small little bumps on the flesh but as it dries off its wings after hatching the bones slowly emerge from the skin to its normal position.

The “original” wings of the monarch are protected by the internal epidermis. When in the chrysalis the epidermis is compressed which creates an increase in skin cell production. The dead skin cells then fit like scales into the chitin scales of the monarch wing which prevents the wing from scaling off and breaking.

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Just like normal human flesh the Carofly’s skin works as normal on the outside and can even produce enough sebum for acne at it’s late stage in life. It’s lifespan is twice as long as the normal monarch and lives for 4-12 weeks.

Because the skin is heavier than what a normal butterfly is usually able to carry, the Carofly has the extra support from its eternal bones. The bones follow the lines of the butterfly’s veins which provide support for it’s regular body the bones provide the support for the rest of the body.

The Carofly’s body is the same as a normal butterfly’s just bulkier with larger organs.

It’s Phylum, Transthropoda is a rare phylum because the Carofly is not entirely an arthropod because of their flesh and cartilage bones.