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North American Ecology (US and Canada)Cymaenes tripunctus is a year-round resident in southern Florida, ranging south to Argentina, the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Virgin Islands (Scott 1986). It is migratory in some parts of its range, straying into central Florida. Habitats are subtropical grassy areas. Host plants are grasses. Eggs are laid on the host plant. There are multiple flights each year with the approximate flight time Feb. 1-Nov. 30 in southern Florida (Scott 1986).