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    • Phyciodes tharos
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    • Pearl Crescent
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Recent observations

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

brendahoffman324

Date

May 15, 2012

Description

Feeding on the nectar of a Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta). In a sunny location on my property.

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

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krancmm

Date

December 6, 2014 12:27 PM CST

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

scottking

Date

September 16, 2014 04:26 PM CDT

Description

Pear Crescents
Lashbrook Park
Northfield, Minnesota

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

lisalundgren9

Date

December 6, 2014

Description

Pretty small, definitely could not confuse the size for a monarch!

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pearl crescent Phyciodes tharos

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joshualincoln

Date

August 18, 2014

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

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gpstewart

Date

November 28, 2014

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

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royaltyler

Date

November 23, 2014 10:11 AM CST

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

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greglasley

Date

November 23, 2014

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Observer

erikamitchell

Date

June 14, 2011 02:12 PM EDT

Description

Sunning on grass blade

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pearl crescent Phyciodes tharos

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camelcreek

Date

September 10, 2014

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

volunteerswlnp

Date

July 22, 2014

Description

12 individuals caught during annual Butterfly Count

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

blubayou

Date

November 8, 2014 01:16 PM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos) 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...

No range data available.