Identification: Forewing black with large curving white patch in postmedial area (not broken by black veins), a white triangular basal patch, and a white spot between these two areas. Two white patches on hindwing.
Wing Span: 2.5 - 3.0 cm
Flight: Adults are diurnal, found during April and May
Caterpillar Hosts: Clarkia(Onagraceae)have been recorded.
Range: California coast ranges and southern Sierra Nevada foothills
Taxonomy Notes: None.
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Observation date: Apr 21, 2017
Submitted by: wimvdam
Region: Santa Barbara County, California, United States