P. i. minori, P. i. kaibabensis
|Range Map - P. i. minori (Cross) 1937,
TL: Black Ridge Breaks, CO (magenta) &
kaibabensis (Bauer) 1955, TL: Bright Angel
Point, N Rim Grand Cyn., AZ (purple)
|P. i. minori adult (full hw bands)||P. i. minori adult (broken hw bands)|
P. i. kaibabensis female from the Kaibab Plateau,
northern AZ. (photo by Steve Merrin and Wayne Whaley)
P. i. kaibabensis adult female
|4th instar on L. parryi |
Note the big red (or orange) spots and prominent saddle
typical of minori or kaibabensis.
kaibabensis 5th instar on
Lomatium junceum Note the bright pink color
typical of both races.
kaibabensis 5th(left) instar compared
to a pergamus 5th
|Five 5th instars of P. i. kaibabensis on Cymenopterus terebinthinus var. petroeus near north rim of the Grand Canyon National Park. June 13, 2002||Newly-discovered P. i. minori population
found in the San Rafael Swell, UT, May 2004.
Photo by Bruce Wilson.