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Vesta Crescent

Phyciodes graphica


A Crescent butterfly of the Family Nymphalidae.


Abandoned field, semi-urban area, outskirts of San Cristobal de Las Casas, 2,200 meters.

1 species ID suggestions

bayucca 5 years ago
Vesta Crescent
Phyciodes graphica Phyciodes graphica (live adults, page 1)


LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Thank you Keith :)

KeithRoragen 5 years ago

That is way prettier than any Pearl Crescent I've ever seen.

LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Thank you bayucca, I thought at first this was the Pearl Crescent like I found before, but it didn't really match on the edges of the wings, so I was hoping you would see it. Would you look at this Lycaenid ( I put what I thought it might be in the notes.....

bayucca 5 years ago

Nymphalidae, Nymphalinae, Melitaeini, Phyciodes graphica.

Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jun 13, 2013
Submitted on Jun 18, 2013

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