|IMMATURES - #1
perch it has constructed
5th instar - in
5th instar -
turning yellowish as it
nears time to pupate
just before butterfly emerged
just before butterfly emerged - lateral view
This female has turned mostly
yellow but is still showing some green
Yellow 5th instar
preparing to pupate on
the morning of October 25, 2006.
You can it has silked onto the plant.
instars turn yellow when they stop eating preparatory to
Pupa on November 8, 2006
Details - ©Nicky Davis
#1 Photographed by
September 19, 20, 2008
females and ova at Silver Reef, by Danish Ranch, Washington County,
Utah - Elevation 4185 feet, N 37.15.755, W 113.25.198 and at
Welcome Springs, Washington County, Utah - Elevation 4349 feet, N.
37.05.810, W. 113.54.672
uses Sonoran Scrub Oak, Quercus
in this location. I used Quercus turbinella for the
females to use for ovipositing. I fed the larvae Gambel's
it was no longer available then switched to White Oak, Quercus alba.
Photographed by ©Wayne Whaley
green 5th instars turn
yellow when they stop eating preparatory to
pupation. This is a yellow 5th getting ready to hang taken this morning
at 7 am., October 25, 2006.
female larva has turned
mostly yellow but still has some
green showing on the morning of November 1, 2006. She hung for
about 36 hours then pupated on November 3, 2006. Nikon D70, 60mm macro
Flash - 0
October 23, 20066. Early
instar - October
development on November 08, 2006
Pupa on November
D70 with 60 mm macro. Flash
at 0. For the dorsal shot it is ASA
400 and f45. For the side
shot it is ASA 400 and f40.