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Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - female

Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - Female
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
September 9, 2010
This looks like a Pearl Crescent to me, but it was twice as big as any other Pearl I've seen. Is it possible that this is a Silvery Checkerspot?

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Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - female Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - female

Moved from ID Request.

This is a female, and they are often
somewhat on the large side, especially in the summer.

Pearl Crescent
I think this one is a pearl crescent--silvery checkerspot has open cells with white/creamy center in the row of dots along the hindwing lower margins. This specimen's dots are all solid.

Thank you both
so much for the great information. It was the size that was throwing me off.

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