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Genus Phyciodes - Crescents

Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos Northern Crescent pair - Phyciodes cocyta - male - female This little Butterfly was a Tease - Phyciodes tharos - male Orange and black butterfly - Phyciodes cocyta Phyciodes? - Phyciodes pulchella Pearl crescent - Phyciodes tharos - male Pearl Crescent? - Phyciodes cocyta Butterfly - Phyciodes tharos
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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)
Nearctica lists 18 species.