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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)

  • BND: Pearl Crescent; Phyciodes tharos (Drury, 1773)
  • BNA: Pearl Crescent; Phyciodes tharos
  • Habitat: Sunny places, roadsides, widespread
  • Larval food: Aster spp.
  • Adult flight: Multiple broods; May, June-July, August-September
  • References: Royer 135, Opler & Krizek 145, Scott
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