New York Natural Heritage Program
White-m Hairstreak
Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval and Le Conte, [1833]) (1793)
Insects

New York State Distribution [-]
This butterfly is found in extreme southeastern New York from Orange and Putnam Counties south to New York City and Staten Island, and eastward on Long Island to central Suffolk County. This forms the extreme northeastern range extent of this northern representative of a tropical group of hairstreaks.

Global Distribution [-]
In the U.S this species ranges from Kansas eastward to Connecticut south to Texas and Florida. It also extends south to South America. It is most common in the deep South and central Appalachians.
Best Places to See
• Central Park (New York County)
• Gateway National Recreation Area (Kings County)
• Jamaica Bay SCFWH (Queens County)