Attributes of Neophasia terlooii

Chiricahua White
Neophasia terlooii Behr, 1869

Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Pierinae
Identification: Male is white and female is orange. On both, the upperside of forewing has black cell and costal margin; tip of wing is black with white spots.
Wing Span: 1 3/4 - 2 1/4 inches (4.5 - 5.8 cm).
Life History: Males patrol for females around host trees. Caterpillars live in a web and file out of it at night to feed. They pupate together in the web.
Flight: Two flights, June-July and September-November (most common).
Caterpillar Hosts: Conifers, particularly western yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa).
Adult Food: Not reported.
Habitat: Pine forests.
Range: Arizona high mountains south into Mexico.
Conservation: No reports of requirements.
NCGR: G3 - Very rare or local throughout its range or found locally in a restricted range (21 to 100 occurrences). (Threatened throughout its range).
Management Needs: None noted.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
October 27, 2013 klgraves Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States October 30, 2013 Details
September 26, 1981 legacy.reporter (Michael Smith) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
November 11, 1983 legacy.reporter (J. Brock & B O'Hara) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 24, 1988 charlie covell (Charles Covell) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 30, 1978 legacy.reporter (C. A. Sekerman) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2012 Details
November 01, 1978 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Graham County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2012 Details
October 18, 2011 Gary Jue Pima County, Arizona, United States November 19, 2011 Details
October 23, 2011 Gary Jue Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States November 19, 2011 Details
October 27, 1968 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
June 22, 1968 legacy.reporter (James A. Scott) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 01, 1972 legacy.reporter (P. Tuskes) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 04, 1972 legacy.reporter (P. Tuskes) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
October 14, 1973 legacy.reporter (M. Van Buskirk) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
November 06, 2005 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States May 18, 2009 Details
November 06, 2005 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States May 18, 2009 Details
November 12, 2006 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States May 18, 2009 Details
November 06, 2005 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States May 13, 2009 Details
November 06, 2005 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States May 13, 2009 Details
November 12, 2006 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States May 13, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pima County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Graham County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Chihuahua, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Durango, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Nuevo Leon, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hidalgo County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details