8-25-08. Falcon Heights, TX. ©Berry Nall or as stated

Rosita Patch emergence video: Click this link to download an executable file that will play a 25-second time lapse video of a Rosita Patch emerging from its chrysalid. The file is 2.5 MB in size.  

 

Similar Species:
Crimson Patch
Bordered Patch (those that have black forewings).

Life History of Rosita Patch

Host plants recorded
in Texas' lower Rio Grande Valley:

  • Shrimp Plant, Justicia brandegeana
Sightings by Month
 
 
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4
3
2
1
0
(in Starr Co, 4 yrs of data)
  • *
  • 1
 
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Month
Per month: 
1 seen
 
2 seen
 
>2 seen

Explanation of sightings data