Details - ©Nicky Davis
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.
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
Molted to Fourth
on 13 May 2012
Molted to Fifth
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