Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
hindwing - same specimen as previous photo
The very wide, pale medial band on the forewing might look like a Northern Crescent, but the hindwing view does NOT show the darkened patch covering the submarginal band, white center crescent.

Hawthorn Hollow, Somers, WI
July 3, 2011
Photo by Tori Graham

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