Satyrium caryaevorus (McDunnough, 1942)
Status: Rare local resident
NENHP Ranking: S2 Tier 2
Range: This species inhabits roughly the northeastern quarter of the United States. In Nebraska it has been verified from Seward and Sarpy Counties.
Larval Hostplant(s): Hickorys, of which Bitternut and Shagbark (Carya cordiformis and C. ovata) are found in Nebraska.
Broods/Flight Times: One flight in June.
Overwintering: In the egg stage.
Habitat: Openings and margins of woodlands with hickories
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/8 – 1 3/8 inches
Found at: Fontenelle Forest
Similar Species: Striped and Banded Hairstreaks
Notes: This butterfly should be found at additional southeastern Nebraska locations.