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North American Ecology (US and Canada)Dryadula phaetusa is non-resident in North America, but strays into southern Florida and Texas, and ranges south to Paraguay (Scott 1986). Habitats are tropical lowland damp fields and marshes. Host plants are many species of vine and (rarely) shrubs from genus Passiflora (Passifloraceae). Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. There are multiple flights each year in Mex. (Scott 1986).