Pearl Crescent

Phyciodes tharos

Genus Phyciodes
Subfamily True Brushfoots
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to abundant
Flight Period Early May to mid-October
Notes Disappears between broods but usually one of our most common butterflies
Overwintering Larva
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Pearl Crescent

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/28/2001

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Pearl Crescent

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/10/2001
Northeastern University Campus, Burlington

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Barbara Spencer

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Mark Rowden - 7/24/2004
Sandisfield
Mating

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/23/2006
Northampton
Mating

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 8/17/2007
Cummington
Mating

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Frank Model - 9/13/2007
Northampton Community Gardens
Female

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Frank Model - 9/9/2007
Northampton Community Gardens
Female

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Frank Model - 9/16/2007
Barre Falls Dam, Hubbardston
Male

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Pearl Crescent

Photo by Frank Model - 6/21/2007
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth
Mating

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