M. Spomer located female 6 April 2012 - Table Rock Wildlife Management
Area, Johnson County, Nebraska.
I received ova 14 April 2012 and they began hatching 15 April 2012.
Three larvae molted to second instar on 19 April. One molted to
second instar on 20 April.
On 22 April, three molted to third instar in the morning and one molted
to third instar in the evening.
- Molted to fourth instar on 25 April 2012
fourth instar on 25 April 2012 at 9 A.M.
#1 formed pupa 3 May 2012 - 9 mm long
Ova: under five days
Larvae: Fed for 15 to 17 days
Pupae: 10-12 days
BROOD OR FLIGHT: One flight per Opler's "Western Butterflies"
canadensis - Red Bud Tree
They will feed on buds, flowers or young leaves