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Common Buckeye

Junonia coenia


A bold pattern of eyespots and white bars on the upper wing surface. This is a Summer Version - the summer version of the butterfly has light yellowish ventral wings.


open areas with low vegetation and some bare ground


Found in southern Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, &Nova Scotia; all parts of the USA except the northwest. It's especially common in the south, the California coast, and Central America and Colombia

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Dex Bean
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Dex Bean

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 24, 2015
Submitted on Aug 15, 2015


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