Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1219369

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: July 24, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A lot of these were flying about in a flower/plant bed at Baker Wetlands. They seemed to prefer the white butterfly bushes and the butterfly weed, like these three. Size: Approx. 1.5" wingspan. Weather: 81 degrees, 43% humidity, fairly clear skies with some cloud cover.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 25, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County