Phyciodes tharos

Common Names: Pearl crescent
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Butterflies

Its pattern is quite variable. Males usually have black antennal knobs. Upperside is orange with black borders, postmedian and submarginal areas are crossed by fine black marks. Underside of hindwing has a dark marginal patch containing a light-colored crescent. The wingspan is from 21 to 34 mm.

Its habitat is open areas such as pastures, road edges, vacant lots, fields, open pine woods.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.