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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Euptoieta claudia is resident in the Southern United States and migratory northward throughout most of the United States and into Canada (Scott 1986). This species ranges south to Argentina, the Bahamas and the Greater Antilles. Habitats are open areas such as grassland, fields, scrub and open woodland. Host plants are herbaceous and include species from many families including Violaceae, Linaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Turneraceae, Crassulaceae, Menispermaceae, Portulacaceae, Plantaginaceae. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. Individuals overwinter in the south. There are multiple flights all year in s Tes, and Mar1-Dec 31 in Fla. (Scott 1986).

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