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Common Buckeye Butterfly

Junonia coenia


Family: Nymphalidae Subfamily: Nymphalinae. Wingspan: 4.2-7 cm. Upperside is brown. Forewing: 2 orange cell bars and 2 eyespots. Hindwing: 2 eyespots with purple, blue, white, orange and black coloring. Feeds on the nectar of white asters and possibly chickory in photo.


Meadow abundant with low plants and flowers


Still flying around fine without a large portion of its left wing.

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Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2012
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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