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Phyciodes tharos (Drury, 1773)
PEARL CRESCENT
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent

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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent F
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent F
Phyciodes tharos
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Phyciodes tharos

Phyciodes tharos, larva
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Phyciodes tharos, larva
Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent, top
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent, top

Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent

Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
© Copyright Michael Lindemann, 2006 · 1
Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos, Pearly Cresentspot
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearly Cresentspot

Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent, bottom
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Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent, bottom
Phyciodes tharos
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Phyciodes tharos

Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
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Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos, top
© Copyright Bob Poole 2010 · 1
Phyciodes tharos, top

Phyciodes tharos, summer form, bottom
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Phyciodes tharos, summer form, bottom
Phyciodes tharos, top
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Phyciodes tharos, top
Identification
Careful! This species looks very close to its cousin Phyciodes phaon except that Phyciodes phaon sports a white or cream band on the top and bottom of its front wing while Phyciodes tharos does not.

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asclepiadaceae  Asclepias tuberosa @ I_RPY (1)
Lamiaceae  Pycnanthemum verticillatum @ I_SIF (1)

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