Kricogonia lyside (Godart, 1819)
Status: Very rare stray
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: A resident from Venezuela to southern Texas, this species strays north as far as southern Nebraska.
Larval Hostplant(s): Woody Caltrops (Zygophyllaceae). The only member of the caltrop family to occur in Nebraska is Puncture Vine (Tribulus terstris) which is non-woody.
Broods/Flight Times: All year in south Texas.
Overwintering: Does not survive our winters.
Habitat: As a stray it might occur anywhere.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/2 – 2 3/8 inches
Notes: This species exhibits a large variety of seasonal and sexual forms.