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Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos Pattern is quite variable. Males usually have black antennal knobs. Upperside is orange with black borders; postmedian and submarginal areas are crossed by fine black marks.<br />
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Habitat: Meadow Geotagged,Pearl Crescent,Phyciodes,Phyciodes tharos,Summer,United States,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos

Pattern is quite variable. Males usually have black antennal knobs. Upperside is orange with black borders; postmedian and submarginal areas are crossed by fine black marks.

Habitat: Meadow

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The Pearl Crescent is a butterfly of North America.
It is found in all parts of the United States except the west coast, and throughout Mexico and parts of southern Canada, in particular Ontario. Its habitat is open areas such as pastures, road edges, vacant lots, fields, open pine woods. Its pattern is quite variable. Males usually have black antennal knobs. Its upperside is orange with black borders; postmedian and submarginal areas are crossed by fine black marks. Underside of hindwing.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2019. Captured Aug 15, 2016 11:37 in 234 Main St, Saugerties, NY 12477, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm