Brushfoots: Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.25" - 1.75"|
|Habitat:||Fields, gardens, moist meadows|
|Flight Period:||Early May to early November|
|Larval Host Plant:||Asters|
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Dorsal view. Unlike the Silvery Checkerspot, the Pearl Crescent will never have a few white-filled black spots on the trailing edge of the hindwing.
Ventral view of a female. Pearl Crescents never have a white center in one of the upperside or underside hindwing spots.