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Genus Phyciodes - Crescents

Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - male Phaon Crescent?  Dorsal - Phyciodes phaon this was one of 4 - Phyciodes orseis - female Hangin' in there! - Phyciodes mylitta - male Butterfly - Phyciodes tharos - female Northern Crescent - Phyciodes cocyta Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos northern or pearl? - 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.