California Sister Butterfly (Adelpha bredowii)
California Sister Butterfly Coloration, Characteristics and Size
The California Sister is a dark, medium sized butterfly with rounded wings. It features a white band across the center of the wings, and orange tips on the forewings. The butterfly is commonly found in oak woodlands.
Wing spread: 2 7/8" - 3 3/8"
Host Plants: Oaks
California Sister Butterfly Life Cycle Stages and Times
|Egg stage||4 to 9 days|
|Caterpillar (larval) stage||3 to 4 weeks|
|Chrysalis (pupal) stage||7 to 14 days|
|Adult butterfly stage||6 to 14 days|
California Sister Butterfly