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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Biblis hyperia is resident in the southern tip of Texas, migratory northward to central Texas (Scott 1986), and ranges south to Paraguay and throughout much of the Antilles. Habitats are subtropical open woods. Host plants are vines restricted to one species, Traiga volubilis. Eggs are laid on young host plant shoots singly or in clusters of two or three. There are multiple flights all year (Scott 1986).


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