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Northern Crescent A Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) butterfly rests amongst the high grass at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario. Ramsar site no. 755. Canada,Geotagged,Mer Bleue Conservation Area,Northern Crescent,Ontario,Ottawa,Phyciodes cocyta,Ramsar wetland,Spring,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Northern Crescent

A Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) butterfly rests amongst the high grass at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario. Ramsar site no. 755.

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The Northern Crescent is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in the Nearctic ecozone. The wingspan is 32–38 mm. The butterfly flies from June to July depending on the location. The larvae feed on Asteraceae species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Greg Shchepanek
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By Greg Shchepanek

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Uploaded Nov 28, 2018. Captured Jun 9, 2013 13:37 in 5185 Dolman Ridge Rd, Orléans, ON K1C 7G4, Canada.
  • DMC-ZS30
  • f/3.3
  • 1/60s
  • ISO160
  • 4.3mm