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North American Ecology (US and Canada)Chlosyne janais is not resident to North America, but is migratory in southern Arizona and into Texas from Mexico, and ranges south to Columbia (Scott 1986). Habitats are subtropical woodland. Host plants are shrubs, restricted to a few species in family Acanthaceae. Eggs are laid on the host plant in clusters. There are multiple flights most of the year in Texas (Scott 1986).