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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

  • BND: Northern Crescent; Phyciodes cocyta (Cramer, 1777)
  • BNA: Northern Crescent; Phyciodes cocyta
  • Habitat: Moist woodland roadsides, often near water
  • Larval food: Aster spp., probably A. simplex in ND
  • Adult flight: One brood, June
  • References: Royer 136, Layberry et al. 190, Opler & Krizek 147, Scott 309
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