Euchloe hyantis lotta
Photo Life History: Euchloe lotta
How to Find Female Butterflies: Click here.
Caring for Live Female Butterflies: Nectaring techniques (Females nectar as soon as feet sense moisture)
How to Hatch Eggs: Separate eggs individually.
How to Find Caterpillars in the Field: Look for Caterpillar Strip Patterns. Last instar larvae make a conspicuous strip pattern on the flowers of their mustard host plant.
How to Find Pupae in the Field:
Larva to Pupa: Larva Changes Color (Changes color from green to burgundy.)
Number of Broods per Year: 1
Overwintering Stage: Pupa.
Avoiding Diapause Techniques:
Disease Prevention: Change out host plant and remove frass every three to five days.
Emergence: Emergence Container
Field Notes: Females oviposit towards the inflorescens of the host. Adults fly usually after Pontia sisymbri nigravenosa and Anthocharis thoosa thoosa have reached their peak flight.