Phyciodes picta

Phyciodes picta, the painted crescent, is a species of crescents, checkerspots, anglewings, etc. in the butterfly family Nymphalidae. It is found in North America.[1][2][3]

Phyciodes picta
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Melitaeini
Genus: Phyciodes
P. picta
Binomial name
Phyciodes picta
(W. H. Edwards, 1865)

The MONA or Hodges number for Phyciodes picta is 4484.[4]

Painted crescent, Phyciodes picta


These three subspecies belong to the species Phyciodes picta:

  • Phyciodes picta canace W. H. Edwards, 1871
  • Phyciodes picta pallescens Felder, 1869
  • Phyciodes picta picta (W. H. Edwards, 1865)


  1. ^ "Phyciodes picta Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  2. ^ "Phyciodes picta". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  3. ^ "North American Moth Photographers Group, Phyciodes picta". Retrieved 2019-09-24.

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