Phyciodes cocyta

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Northern crescent
Phyciodes cocyta.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Phyciodes
Species: P. cocyta
Binomial name
Phyciodes cocyta
(Cramer, [1777])
  • Phyciodes selenis
Ventral view

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

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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