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    • croissant perlé
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    • Phyciodes tharos
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    • Pearl Crescent
  • Spanish
    • Mariposa luna

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

mchlfx

Date

May 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

suz

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Source: Butterflies of Central Texas A Guide to Common and Notable Species

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What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

acryptozoo

Date

April 24, 2015

Description

All the markings seem right but I have never seen a pearl crescent this dark.

Photos / Sounds

P1530369

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

taogirl

Date

April 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

April 19, 2015

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What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

April 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

greglasley

Date

April 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 15, 2015

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Square

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

naturenut

Date

April 14, 2015

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Square

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

butterflies4fun

Date

April 12, 2015 01:34 PM CDT

Description

Pearl Crescent

Photos / Sounds

P1520107

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

taogirl

Date

April 12, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 13, 2015

Description

Another crescent... Need to print out flash cards of the two crescents I always see!

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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...

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.