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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Resident of North America but only in S. Fla. with some migration north (Scott 1986). Habitats are subtropical open areas. Host plants are herbaceous and include several species from family Leguminosae. Larvae eat flowers and seeds. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. There are multiple flights year round (Scott 1986).


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