Phyciodes cocyta, the northern crescent, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in the Nearctic realm. The wingspan is 32–38 mm. The butterfly flies from June to July depending on the location. Its habitats include fields, meadows, glades, and openings in woodlands. The larvae feed on Asteraceae species. Adults feed on nectar from dogbane, fleabane, and white clover.
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