Anartia jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)
Status: Very rare stray
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: Central America north to southern Texas and Florida. Strays from there.
Larval Hostplant(s): Water Hyssop (not found in our area).
Broods/Flight Times: Year round in its home range.
Overwintering: Flies throughout the year in its home range.
Habitat: Strays may be found anywhere.
Avg. Wingspan: 2 – 2 3/4 inches
Similar Species: None
Notes: Nebraska records come from two life-long observers, Irwin Froemel in Columbus and Doug Long in Furnas County.