Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Pearl Crescent Butterfly in Kansas

Pearl Crescent butterfly, Kansas

The Pearl Crescent butterfly (Phyciodes tharos) is found in the east and central United States, including Kansas, and in Mexico and parts of southern Canada. This one was spotted in July of 2014 at Chisholm Creek Park in Wichita, Kansas. This is a medium sized butterfly. The wingspan is from 21 to 34 mm, about an inch.

Pearl Crescent butterfly

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