Phycoides picta

Painted Crescent


by Matt Rowlings

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Photo: US-PaintedCrescent2.jpg

Santa Cruz County, AZ, April 2015

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ARIZONA April 2015: Well, this one's tricky. I think it's the painted crescent but it may well be the pearly. I invite comment please! It was the only butterfly I thought could be this species, all other similar insects I identified as pearly.

Photo: US-PaintedCrescent3.jpg

Santa Cruz County, AZ, April 2015