Phyciodes cocyta

Phyciodes cocyta, the northern crescent, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in the Nearctic realm.

Northern crescent
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P. cocyta
Binomial name
Phyciodes cocyta
(Cramer, [1777])
Synonyms
  • Phyciodes selenis
Ventral view

The wingspan is 32–38 mm. The butterfly flies from June to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Asteraceae species.

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