Calpodes ethlius (Stoll, 1782)
Status: Rare stray from south, possibly breeding
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: Resident along the Gulf Coast, from there straying north as far as New York. The only Nebraska record is from Lancaster County.
Broods/Flight Times: Year round in the tropics
Larval Hostplant(s): Various cultivated plants in the canna family (Marantaceae).
Habitat: As a stray it could occur anywhere
Overwintering: Not in this area
Notes: One larvae was found on a canna plant in August of 1992 in Lincoln by Emily Rieur. It is not known if the larva originated from nursery stock brought into the state or from a stray female.