Celastrina neglecta (W. H. Edwards, 1862)
Status: Occasional resident
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: Eastern and central United States. Statewide in Nebraska but rarer in the southwest.
Broods/Flight Times: There are three to four broods in Nebraska where adults have been found from 26 April – 29 August.
Larval Hostplant(s): Chokecherry and Dogwood flowers are the primary food sources although others are likely fed upon as well.
Habitat: This butterfly is most often found along forest margins or treed roadways.
Overwintering: As pupae