Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval & Le Conte ) (1793)
Status: Rare stray/resident
NENHP Rank: Not listed
Range: Florida to Texas north to Iowa, Michigan and New York. Several Nebraska records from Fontenelle Forest.
Larval Hostplant(s): Oaks
Broods/Flight Times: April through September in Missouri (Heitzman & Heitzman 1987). Nebraska records are from June and August indicating two flights if it does indeed breed here.
Overwintering: Not known.
Habitat: Oak woodland margins.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 1 5/8 inches.
Found at: Fontenelle Forest
Similar Species: Gray Hairstreak
Notes: This butterfly has been found twice at the same location (Fontenelle Forest) begging the question – is there a population there?