Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)

Found throughout the mountains and piedmont of NC, this species is uncommon to fairly common and flies from late Spring into Fall with probably 3 broods.

Formerly classified as Enodia anthedon.


Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
York Co., VA
20 Aug 2013

Distinguished from Southern Pearly-eye by having a mostly black antennal clubs with orange-tips (as opposed to being all orange).


Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
19 May 2004
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
19 May 2004

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
19 May 2004
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Caldwell Co, NC
28 June 2003

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
19 May 2004
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
20 June 2004

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Durham Co., NC
20 June 2004
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Wake Co., NC
26 May 2008

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Alleghany Co., NC
1 July 2006

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
5 June 2011

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Durham Co., NC
18 Aug 2013
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Durham Co., NC
11 Sep 2012

Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Wilkes Co., NC
24 Aug 2016
Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon)
Orange Co., NC
5 May 2017

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