Phaon Crescent Butterfly (Phyciodes phaon)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Phaon Crescent Butterfly (Phyciodes phaon)

Phyciodes phaon

Low flying

Larval host: TURKEY TANGLE FOGFRUIT; CAPEWEED (Phyla nodiflora) aka frogfruit

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=32

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Spanish Needles (Bidens alba)

Phyciodes phaon June2014

Phyciodes phaon June2014

 

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