Proserpinus juanita (Strecker, 1877)
Status: Occasional resident
Range: Generally found between the Rocky Mountains to the west from the Dakotas to Texas to the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers to the east.
Larval Hostplant(s): Primrose (Oenothera) and gaura (Gaura) in the Onagraceae family.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Listed as being double-brooded throughout its range.
Habitat: Open prairies, weedy areas, roadsides, hills and valleys.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 3/4 – 2 1/2 Inches
Found at: Ash Hollow SHP, Gilbert-Baker WMA, Niobrara Valley Preserve.
Overwintering: As pupae on or near the soil surface.
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