Adults are on wing from April to June, but there are also records from September and November. It is a day flying moth, which is only active for a few hours in the morning, when the flowers of its host plant are open.
The larvae feed on Pyrrhopappus species.
- Butterflies and Moths of North America
- Biology and immature stages of Schinia mitis
- Adaptation of the Life History of Schinia mitis to its host plant Pyrrhopappus
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