Anteos maerula (Fabricius, 1775)
Status: Very rare stray
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: Found as a resident from Peru to Mexico. The Nebraska record is the northern most as a stray.
Larval Hostplant(s): Tree legumes including Cassia emarginata which does not occur in the state.
Broods/Flight Times: Throughout the year in the tropics.
Overwintering: Not north of Mexico.
Avg. Wingspan: 3 1/4 – 4 5/8 inches
Notes: The lone record for the state was a female captured by R. A. Leussler in Omaha on 20 September 1921.