Identification: Forewing white with black transverse streaks and spots, and deep yellow patch near apex; hindwing deep yellow; top of thorax white with large black spots; abdomen deep yellow; legs black and white.
Wing Span: 2.5 cm
Flight: July through September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Sonoran Indian mallow (Abutilon mollicomum, Malvaceae)
Range: Southern Arizona and western Texas.
Taxonomy Notes: None.
We depend on donations to keep Butterflies and Moths of North America freely available. We want to express our gratitude to all who showed their support by making a contribution this year. You can donate to support this project at any time.