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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Anthanassa texana (Texan crescent)

 

 

(Texan crescent)
Habitat: Regular resident of the Ajo Mtns and the Aguajita Wash area.
Food Habits: shaded canyons, nectar, territorial

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Anthanassa
species texana
variety Crescent butterfly

 

 

 

 

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