The Texan Crescent (Anthanassa texana) is mainly orange and brown in color, with white spots. It is a year-round resident of the southern United States, from Texas to California. The Texas Crescent can often be found in woodlands, city parks and gardens.
Wing spread: 1.25" - 2.0"
Host Plants: Acanthus, ruellia, shrimp plant, water willow
Texan Crescent Butterfly (dorsal view)
Texan Crescent Butterfly (ventral view)