The correct name for this entity is uncertain. Whatever you call it, it is abundant in Sierra Valley in late spring to early summer, and a few autumn individuals suggest at least the possibility of a second brood. The host is Juniper, Juniperus occidentalis. Males perch on the tree and form leks. They also puddle. Both sexes visit many flowers, especially Yarrow (Achillea) , Yellow Ivesia, Sulphur Flower (Eriogonum umbellatum), and Tansy Mustard (Descurainia). There is a great deal of minor variation in color and pattern.