Chlosyne gorgone (Hubner, )
Status: Occasional/common resident
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: This species occupies a large swath across central North America from central Alberta south to eastern Texas and east to Wisconsin and Georgia. It is found statewide in Nebraska.
Larval Hostplant(s): Mainly sunflowers but coneflowers and ragweed are also utilized.
Broods/Flight Times: Multiple broods from late April into October. Most numerous in the spring.
Overwintering: reportedly as partially grown larvae but April records might suggest as pupae as well.
Habitat: Prairies and weedy areas as well as urban environments.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 1 3/4 inches
Similar Species: Silvery Checkerspot