Brief Summary

Read full entry

North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Resident in central North America (Scott 1986). Habitats are UPPER SONORAN TO TRANSITION ZONE PRAIRIE STREAMSIDES, MOIST MEADOWS, FIELDS. Hosts plants are usually herbaceous with most known hosts largely restricted to one genus, Rumex (Polygonaceae). Eggs are laid singly, on or near the base of the host plant. There is one flight each year with the approximate flight time JUN15-JUL31 (Scott 1986). Lycaena dione is sometimes included as a subspecies of L. xanthoides (Scott 1986).

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0)

© Leslie Ries

Partner Web Site: North American Butterfly Knowledge Network

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!