Sagebrush Checkerspot
Chlosyne acastus ssp.
Carbon County, Montana

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Male dorsal (Less orange)
Male dorsal
Female dorsal (less orange)
Female dorsal

Male dorsal (More orange)
darker orange male

Female dorsal (More orange)
Female dorsal

Male ventral
Male ventral

Female ventral
Female ventral

PHOTO DETAILS - ©Nicky Davis
Steve Kohler LOCATED  female 22 June 2011 on host plant Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  Near Belfry, Carbon County, Montana  and gave them to Jacque Wolfe who gave me a few to rear.
GPS: Unknown
ELEVATION: 5099 feet

Ovum:  Female oviposited on Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  24-25 June 2011.  Hatched 1 - 2 July 2011, about 7 days
Larva:  Overwinter as third or fourth instar
Adult:  unknown
Broods: unknown
Hibernation:  Overwinter as  larvae

Host Plant - click below for photos
Reared on  Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus then changed to Engelmann Aster  because viscidiflorus was drying out in  my area

Host Plant
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Engelmann Aster
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