Aphrissa statira (Cramer, 1777)
Status: Very rare stray
NENHP Rank: Not listed
Range: Central South America north into Texas and Florida. The Nebraska record is the northernmost in the US.
Larval Hostplant(s): Select plants from the pea family (Fabaceae) none of which are found in Nebraska.
Broods/Flight Times: Many flights in Florida.
Avg. Wingspan: 2 3/8 – 3 1/8 inches
Notes: A single specimen was found in the University of Nebraska – Lincoln collection from Erwin Froemel, collected in Columbus (Platte County) dated 7 July 1940.