North American Ecology (US and Canada)
Vanessa tameneamea is a resident of all the main islands of Hawaii only (Scott 1986). Habitats are montane tropical woods. Host plants are restricted to species from one family, Urticaceae. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. There are multiple flights all year (Scott 1986).
- Scott, J.A. 1986. The Butterflies of North America: A Natural History and Field Guide. Stanford University Press.