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Vesta Crescent
Phyciodes vesta
The Vesta Crescent (Phyciodes vesta) occurs in parts of Texas and New Mexico but may wander north to Colorado and Nebraska on occasions. The first two images shown here were taken in Victoria Co., Texas, in November, 2009, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The Vesta Crescent shown here was near Rio Grande City, Starr Co., Texas, in May, 2010.

Vesta Crescent
Phyciodes graphica
Last Chance Canyon,
near Sitting Bull Falls,
Lincoln National Forest,
Eddy Co., New Mexico
2 September 2013


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Vesta Crescent
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near Max Starcke Dam,
Marble Falls,
Burnet Co., Texas
19 November 2013
Vesta Crescent
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near Max Starcke Dam,
Marble Falls,
Burnet Co., Texas
19 November 2013
Vesta Crescent
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National Butterfly Center,
Mission,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
22 February 2014
Vesta Crescent
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Frontera Audubon Sanctuary,
Weslaco,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
8 November 2014
Vesta Crescent
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Frontera Audubon Sanctuary,
Weslaco,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
8 November 2014
Vesta Crescent
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pair in copula
Pine Canyon,
Big Bend National Park,
Brewster Co., Texas
2 May 2015
Vesta Crescent
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pair in copula
Pine Canyon,
Big Bend National Park,
Brewster Co., Texas
2 May 2015
Vesta Crescent
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Marble Falls,
Burnet Co., Texas
25 October 2016
Vesta Crescent
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Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
30 March 2017