Pearl Crescent

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.




Pearl Crescent 1.25–1.75" Abundant: E-May to E-Nov Fields & gardens Butterflyweed, milkweed Various asters
Pearl Crescent

Male
April 11, 2011
Patuxent River
Wesley Earp

Pearl Crescent

Female
May 18, 2015
Mount Pleasant
Linda Hunt

Pearl Crescent

May 17, 2014
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Pearl Crescent

June 23, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Pearl Crescent

July 7, 2016
Centennial Park
Linda Hunt

Pearl Crescent

Few striations on the upperside
August 11, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Pearl Crescent

September 4, 2009
Mount Pleasant
Scott Berglund

Pearl Crescent

September 22, 2011
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Pearl Crescent

October 8, 2010
Mount Pleasant
Scott Berglund

Pearl Crescent

October 8, 2011
Centennial Park
Annette Allor

Pearl Crescents

Male & Female
March 20, 2006
Shadow Lane (Columbia)
June Tveekrem

Pearl Crescent (male and female)

Male & Female
August 11, 2012
Elkhorn Garden Plots
Annette Allor

Pearl Crescent

Male & Female
September 3, 2015
Patuxent Branch Trail
Linda Hunt