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Phyciodes mylitta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Phyciodes mylitta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Melitaeini
Rank  Species
Phyciodes mylitta Phyciodes mylitta Art Shapiro39s Butterfly Site
Similar  Phyciodes, Polygonia satyrus, West Coast lady, California tortoiseshell, Speyeria coronis

The Mylitta Crescent or Mylitta Crescentspot (Phyciodes mylitta) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in the western North America.

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Phyciodes mylitta Phyciodes mylitta mylitta Raising ButterfliesHow to find and

The wingspan is 27–32 mm. The butterfly flies from June until late July in Canada.

The larvae feed on Cirsium and Carduus species.

Subspecies

Listed alphabetically.


  • P. m. arizonensis Bauer, 1975
  • P. m. arida (Skinner, 1917)
  • P. m. mexicana Hall, 1928
  • P. m. mylitta
  • P. m. thebais Godman & Salvin, 1878
  • Similar species

  • Phyciodes pallida – Pale Crescent

  • Phyciodes mylitta Phyciodes m mylitta The Mylitta Crescent
    Phyciodes mylitta Phyciodes mylitta Mylitta Crescent Discover Life
    Phyciodes mylitta Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta
    Phyciodes mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

    References

    Phyciodes mylitta Wikipedia


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