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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Anthanassa - Crescents

Cuban Crescent - Phyciodes frisia - Anthanassa frisia Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis Texan Crescent - Kansas specimen - Anthanassa texana Texan crescent - Anthanassa texana UnknownButterfly100 - Anthanassa texana Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis 'Seminole' Texan Crescent - Anthanassa texana
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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 and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Nymphalinae (Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.)
Tribe Melitaeini
Genus Anthanassa (Crescents)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyciodes (in part); the current placement in Anthanassa follows the classification of All-Leps and Opler & Warren
Explanation of Names
Anthanassa Scudder, 1875
Numbers
6 species in North America listed at All-Leps