Female eclosure, inflating and
August 15, 2006, Todd Stout
collected a last instar larva ( which was on a Lupine plant)
at West Bountiful Peak, Davis County, Utah. Larva reared by Nicky Davis
and pupa was formed
August 24, 2007 and was placed in summer conditions for
30 days, then winter
conditions for 120 days (until February 04, 2007) then spring
conditions. Pupa did not develop at this time and was again
placed in winter conditions from March 15, 2007 until August 29, 2007.
Then the pupa was placed in spring conditions which was 24x7 light and
daily spritzing with distilled water. The adult butterfly
eclosed 2:03 P.M. September 24, 2007.