Variable Checkerspot - hy. wheeleri
Euphydryas anicia wheeleri
Male Adult


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EMERGENCE      IMMATURES
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PHOTO DETAILS - ©Nicky Davis
LOCATION: 
Todd Stout located females  17 May, 2008, South side of Willow Creek, 2.1 miles East South East of Mona, Wasatch Mountains, Juab County, Utah. Elevation 6100 feet. 

Todd Stout located #1 larva at Gardner Creek by  Nephi, Juab County, Utah - 7 April 2009

LIFE HISTORY:
Ovum: 
Larva:
Pupa: 11 days

Adult:  unknown
Broods: one
Hibernation:  Overwinter as  larvae

Host Plant
#2 larva were found  feeding on Indian Paint Brush

Hibernation
Despite keeping these in light 24x7 and  at 75 degrees, most of these hibernated as larvae.

Host Plant
Desert Indian Paintbrush - Castilleja angustifolia  syn. C. chromosa
 
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