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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Resident in western North America, ranging north to southern British Columbia and south to Guatamala (Scott 1986). Habitats are FOOTHILLS, MOUNTAINS OR CANYONS. Host plants include species from many families. Hosts are usually shrubs or trees. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. Individuals overwinter as pupae. There are a variable number of flights based on latitude with the approximate flight time MAY15-JUN30 in the northern part of the range and FEB1-NOV30 in the southern part of their range (Scott 1986).


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