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The Common Buckeye or simply Buckeye (Junonia coenia) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in southern Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia and all parts of the United States except the northwest. Adults feed on nectar and also take fluids from mud and damp sand.
Its habitat is open areas with low vegetation and some bare ground. Males perch on bare ground or low plants, occasionally patrolling in search of females.