During a brief survey of the prairie areas near Vita, Manitoba, July 1985, Oarisma powesheik Parker was found to be abundant, although often local. Specimens collected constitute the first documented record for the species in Canada.
Catling, P. M. and Lafontaine, J. D.
"First Documented Record of Oarisma Powesheik (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in Canada,"
The Great Lakes Entomologist: Vol. 19
, Article 2.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/tgle/vol19/iss2/2