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Northern crescent
Phyciodes selenis

Northern crescent
Northern crescent
Northern crescent

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: small
Overall Color: orange and black
Larval Foods: asters and other composites
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: basically orange above with black marginal markings, yellowish beneath

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 02 Nymphalinae (brushfoots)
Genus: Phyciodes
Species: selenis

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