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Crescent

Phyciodes sp.

Description:

A mating pair! Orange, brown and black. Looks like male and female have very different wing patterns. Could be P. cocyta or P. tharos.

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1 Comment

Jeff Dreier
Jeff Dreier 7 years ago

Both northern and pearl crescents occur in your area. According to Opler and Wright (1999), these species are difficult to distinguish, and they may rarely hybridize.

Shane_S
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Shane_S

New York, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2013
Submitted on Jun 17, 2013

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