Details - ©Nicky Davis
Located females at Strawberry Reservoir June 24, 2008.
Elevation 7709 feet
Coordinates North 40.09.85, West 111.11.517
Oviposited June 25-27, 2008 some on lathyrus lanswardi but mainly Astragalus cicer. Eclosed in three to four days and were set on Astragalus cicer to feed. Although they were kept in light 24x7, they all hibernated as third instar.
These can feed on Lathyrus Lanswardi, Thermopsis and Astragalus cicer. They can't feed on hedysarum.
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