| PHOTO DETAILS - ©Nicky Davis
LOCATION: Ken Hansen located female 19 June 2011 on host Castilleja sp., 14.3 miles North of Junction of Highway 20 and Highway 1, Mendocino County, California.
Third Instar - 5 May 2012
Fourth Instar - Lateral and dorsal on 13 May 2012
Spent twenty-two days after hibernation as larvae. Overwintered as third instars. Took out of hibernation 5 May 2012 - Reared using only 10-11 hours of light and kept as cool as possible (60 degrees in my basement at night for 13-14 hours) to try to keep them from rediapausing
Molted to Fourth Instar on 13 May 2012
Molted to Fifth Instar on 17 May 2012 ?
Pupa: Nine days as pupa - #1 formed pupa 27 May 2012 and adult emerged 5 June 2012
Hibernation: Overwinter as larvae
Host Plant -
Used Penstemon cyananthus to rear larvae
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