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Old 05-16-2010, 06:41 PM   #1
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I'm thinking Howard, but Camille is nice, too. (Oh, BTW, what kind of butterfly is this, please?)
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Old 05-16-2010, 08:23 PM   #2
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Pearl crescent?

http://www.virginia.edu/blandy/Clark...dguide2006.pdf


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Old 05-16-2010, 08:24 PM   #3
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That, or Northern Crescent:

Species Phyciodes cocyta - Northern Crescent - BugGuide.Net
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:56 PM   #4
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I agree with Gloria, it looks like a Pearl Crescent. Their host plant are asters.
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Old 05-23-2010, 07:01 PM   #5
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Another Pearl Crescent, maybe? This one allowed me to get incredibly close to it.
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Old 05-23-2010, 07:54 PM   #6
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Wow, he allowed you get so close because he was probably tired of fighting for his life! He looks pretty ragged! I think that it is another pearl crescent, at least for a little while longer!
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:15 AM   #7
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It can be really hard to tell the pearl crescent from the northern crescent. At one time they were considered to be one species.
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