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Dione glycera occurs in the high Andes in cloud forests. Usually individuals fly rapidly in the middlestory. Adults roost in loose groups at night lower than 2 m above ground on grass blades leaves (Brown, 1981).

Hostplant: D. glycera larvae feed primarily on plants from the genus Distephana, Tacsonia, and Plectostema (Brown, 1981).


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