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Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - male

Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos - Male
Redding,, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
July 23, 2005

Moved
Moved from Northern Crescent.

Phyciodes tharos I think
These look like P. tharos to me, not P. cocyta. Even though the orange area on the hind wing is barely interrupted by the dark line, the overall pattern is typical of P. tharos. You can sort of make out one tip to an antennal club, which appears to not be orange (hard to be certain though). If not orange, this would point to P. thoros as well. By the way, they are both males.

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