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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Cercyonis meadii has a patchy distribution with three distinct populations located in the central United States (Scott 1986). Habitat is open woodland. Host plants are unknown grasses, in Colorado the host plant is thought to be Bouteloua gracilis. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. Individuals overwinter as unfed first instar larvae. There is one flight each year with the approximate flight time late July - early Sept. (Scott 1986).


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