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Buckeye Butterfly (Egg)

Junonia coenia


I was watching a buckeye butterfly laying eggs, and came back an hour later for pictures of the eggs (I remembered exactly where this one was).


A lot in my neighborhood; urban


Probably the smallest thing I've ever photographed

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Jack Settle
Jack Settle 9 years ago

Keith: It was a wide blade of grass or weed in a lot down the street from my house. It wouldn't be very noticeable, except it glints in the sun. I actually watched the butterfly lay it, so I know what species it is and that's how I found it.

Hayden: They have very intricate designs! And yet it was only about a millimeter or two long!

HaydenG 9 years ago

Looks like plantain to me.

KeithRoragen 9 years ago

Cool. Can you tell us what it laid them on?

Jack Settle
Jack Settle 9 years ago

Thank you!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Very nice great find !

Jack Settle
Spotted by
Jack Settle

Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2013
Submitted on Jun 21, 2013

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