PHOTO DETAILS - ŠNicky Davis
LOCATION: Beaver Canyon, Beaver County, Utah, Located by Les Davis, Nicky Davis.
DATE: August 2014
GPS: N- 38.16.9, W- 112.28.44
ELEVATION: 7350 feet
Located two females and they oviposited 171 ova. They over wintered as ova.
Ova were taken out of hibernation on May 13, 2015. They began emerging May 15, 2015. They are being fed Ribes leptanthum which is the plant used by the female to oviposit.
Male emerging 24 June 2015
Ovum: Overwinter as ova - Larvae began to emerge 2 days after being taken out of hibernation.
First Instar - 3-5 days
Second Instar - 8 days
Third Instar - 4 days
Fourth Instar - 7 days but variable
Prepupa: 2 days
Pupa: 13 days
Hibernation: Overwinter as ova
Trumpet Gooseberry- Ribes leptanthum