Phyciodes phaon (W. H. Edwards, 1864)
Status: Uncommon breeding stray
NENHP Rank: Not listed
Range: This species is at home from Guatemala north to southern portions of the United States, from where it strays north. In Nebraska records are few, but are widespread.
Larval Hostplant(s): Fogfruit (Phyla lanceolata).
Broods/Flight Times: Flies all year in southern Texas and Florida. In Nebraska early arriving females may produce three broods. Nebraska records are from 28 May – 23 September.
Overwintering: Not in our area.
Habitat: They are usually found on shorelines, riverbanks or low areas where their host plants thrive.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 – 1 1/2 inches
Similar Species: Other Crescents