Hidalgo County, Texas, US
Several Pearl Crescents on scat, at Cedar Bog.
22 Sep 2012.
Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens, Chester Co, PA.
A well worn individual on aster.
03 Jul 2015.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, Bucks Co, PA.
Found in a meadow.
Kissisimee Prairie Preserve, FL January 18, 2016
Record from Cleveland Metroparks Backyard Biodiversity Bash 2015
Naturalists & natural resource professionals at Cleveland Metroparks were assisted by local experts (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, many volunteers) in the annual bioblitz of a constructed wetland behind the Watershed Stewardship Center, and meadow above a former landfill.
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...