Tharsalea hyllus (Cramer, 1775)
Status: Occasional resident
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: Found from Alberta southeast to the Great Lakes region east to the New England states south to Virginia and Kansas. It is found statewide in Nebraska.
Larval Hostplant(s): Various docks (Rumex species).
Broods/Flight Times: Double brooded with flights peaking in late June and late August.
Overwintering: As eggs.
Habitat: Weedy moist areas where hostplants prosper.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 1 7/8 inches
Similar Species: Great Gray Copper is similar in size.