Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

Widespread across Canada and the northern and western US, some treat this taxon as Phyciodes selenis. Other than by range, it can be very difficult to separate from Pearl Crescent. See also Mimic Crescent, which sone consider to be a subspecies of Northern Crescent.
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
29 June 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Near Condon north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
19 July 2013
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Woodchuck Creek, Missoula Co., MT
1 July 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Near Condon north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
11 July 2014
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Near Condon north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
5 July 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) #2453
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Bitterroot River floodplain, Missoula Co., MT
21 July 2014

Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) #3186
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
27 July 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
10 Aug 2014
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
10 Aug 2014

#7928
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
27 June 2015

#8019
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
27 June 2015

#7949
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
27 June 2015

#9802
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2015

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Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2015

#8753
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2015

#8849
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2015

#9796
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
12 July 2015

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Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
Rattlesnake Rec Area, Missoula Co., MT
9 July 2015
#8863
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2015

#9032
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2015
#9768
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis)
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
12 July 2015

#9033
Northern Crescent or perhaps Field Crescent (Phyciodes pulchella), left
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta pascoensis), right
MPG North near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
12 July 2015


Below are Northern Crescents from eastern Montana
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) #7909
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta selenis)
Angela, Rosebud Co., MT
31 May 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) #7857
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta selenis)
Angela, Rosebud Co., MT
31 May 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) #8178
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta selenis)
Angela, Rosebud Co., MT
2 June 2014

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
#8085
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta selenis)
Angela, Rosebud Co., MT
2 June 2014


Below are Northern Crescents from Maine
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Lubec, Washington Co., ME
6 July 2011

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
same individual as above Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Lubec, Washington Co., ME
6 July 2011

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Lubec, Washington Co., ME
8 July 2011
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Lubec, Washington Co., ME
8 July 2011

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Eastbrook, Hancock Co., ME
9 July 2011
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Eastbrook, Hancock Co., ME
9 July 2011


Below are Northern Crescents from Utah
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Male
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT
18 June 2005
Male
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT
18 June 2005

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Female
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT
18 June 2005
Female
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT
18 June 2005

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT
18 June 2005
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta) Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT
18 June 2005



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