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Buckeye butterfly

Junonia coenia

Description:

The buckeye butterfly is easily recognized by its eyespots. Adult males patrol a territory and wait for females to fly overhead. They can be found along the East coast of America in the Autumn. Adults live for a little over a week. Dark green eggs are laid on figwort and plantain plants.

Habitat:

Spotted on a walking path in Severn, Maryland

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mary.gallo.m
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mary.gallo.m

Maryland, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2015
Submitted on Sep 24, 2015

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