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August 29, 2006
August 29, 2006
Young Larva, September 11, 2006
Larva just after molting on
September 12, 2006. It's almost 1/8 of an inch long.
is hidden in atriplex buds
shot shows tiny head
September 24 and 25 of 2006 showing development up to emergence of
September 25, 2006
Pupa formed on September 18, 2006
|September 24, 2006 - 8:12 P.M.
|September 24, 2006 - 8:36 P.M.
- 10:56 P.M.
- 10:57 P.M.
September 25, 2006 - 8:28
A.M. Adult butterfly emerged at 8:51 A.M.
Details - ©Nicky
Female was in alfalfa field when collected by Les Davis from private
property on east side of Sheep Lane in
Tooele County, Utah, with permission
Elevation 4348 feet
North 40º 35' 37.86", West 112º 22' 12.99"
The female oviposited on Tumbleweed syn. Russian Thistle - Salsola kali and
syn. Wedgescale syn. Silver Orach - Atriplex
1., 2. August 29, 2006
All larva fed on Silver Orach - Atriplex
1. left, right - Larva on
September 16, 2006
2. Larva just after molting on
September 12, 2006. This larva is about 1/8 inch long.
3. Young Larva on Silverscale syn.
Wedgescale syn. Silver
- Atriplex argentea on
September 11, 2006
Pupa on September 24 and 25, 2006, showing development up to emergence
of adult butterfly
1. Pupa lightened just before
emergence as the butterfly separated from the casing
2. left & right, pupa showing how much darker the
pupa has turned
3. left & right, pupa showing the development of the pupa
since it formed on September 18, 2006
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Orach, syn. Wedgescale - Atriplex
syn. Russian Thistle - Salsola kali
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