Pearl Crescent (orange & black) Butterfly

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Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
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Picture of a Pearl Crescent Butterfly
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Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)

Family: Brush-footed Butterfly (Nymphalidae)

Subfamily: True Brushfoot (Nymphalinae)

Average Wingspan: 1 1/4" - 1 3/4"

Habitat: Open grassy areas, fields, woods, pastures

Similar To: Silvery Checkerspot

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Pearl Crescent Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Male (open wing) - Fred Miller
Female (open wing) - Fred Miller
Female (closed wing) - Fred Miller

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