North American Ecology (US and Canada)
Mostly residential in North America where habitat is SEMI-WOODED AREAS, LOW MOIST SPOTS (Scott 1986). Host plants are largely restricted to one genus with most known hosts from Asimina. Hosts are usually shrubs. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. Individuals overwinter as pupae. There are two flights each year with the approximate flight time MAY1-JUL31 in the northern part of the range and MAR1-DEC31 in the southern part of their range (Scott 1986).
- Scott, J. A. 1986. The butterflies of North America. Stanford University Press.
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