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Genus Phyciodes - Crescents

pearl crescent or silvery checkerspot - Phyciodes tharos - male Mimic Crescent - Phyciodes incognitus - male Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - male Most likely Northern Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - male Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos Crescent - Phyciodes pulchella - male orange butterfly - Phyciodes mylitta - female Northern Crescent - Phyciodes cocyta
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies (excluding skippers))
Family Nymphalidae (Brushfooted Butterflies)
Subfamily Nymphalinae (Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.)
Tribe Melitaeini
Genus Phyciodes (Crescents)
Numbers
Nearctica lists 18 species.