Thorybes lyciades (Geyer, 1832)
Status: Stray/rare resident?
NENHP Ranking: S1, Tier 2
Range: The Hoary Edge is found from eastern Texas north to Wisconsin and east to the Atlantic coast. It is recorded from extreme southeastern Nebraska.
Broods/Flight Times: Two broods. Nebraska records are from 16 June – 25 August.
Larval Hostplant(s): Herbaceous legumes
Habitat: Open woodlands
Found at: Indian Cave State Park
Overwintering: As pupae
Similar Species: Dorsally they appear like Silver-spotted Skippers
Notes: Three specimens were found in 1990 found by Steve Spomer in southeast NE which is at the northwestern edge of its range.