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LOCATION: 17 July 2012, near a pond south of Midway Reservoir, Wasatch County, Utah
ELEVATION: 8100 feet - 2469 meters
N. 188.8.131.52, W 111.30.13.08
Both females nectared on a honey water mixture.
Ovum: Two females were ovipositing although #1 oviposited the majority of the ova. #2 oviposited only about 14 to 15 per day. #1 female oviposited 34 eggs in a cluster on the upperside of Cynoglossum officinale leaf 3:30 P.M. 18 July 2012 and continued laying on the under and upperside of leaves at ~40 per day for a total of ~ 200. Ova hatched in 7 days at 77 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Larva: Hatched 26 July 2012. Second Instar 31 July 2012 - 4 days. Third instar 4 August 2012 - 10 days - 8 mm.
Fourth Instar - 14 August, 2012 - 12 days. Fifth Instar 26 August 2012
Hibernation: Overwinters as
Oviposited on Cynoglossum officinale - Hound's Tongue
Reared on Mertensis - Blue Bells
Other Plants reported as a larval host
Pond South of Midway Reservoir
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