Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Common Buckeye

Junonia coenia

Description:

Brown butterfly with large eye spots on both the forewings and hindwings. There are orange bars on the front of the forewings. Light band across the forewing. Yellowing on the ends of the hindwing. This is the darkest brown colored butterfly of this species so far. The others have been a lighter and warmer colored brown.

Habitat:

Grassland and Chaparral mix. This species is found throughout the continental US, Mexico and eastern Canada

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

Hi Brian, I think they are too! :-)

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Beautiful Cindy! I wish I had them here in Washington.

California, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2019
Submitted on Jun 12, 2019

Related Spottings

The chocolate pansy Junonia almana 美眼蛺蝶 Blue Pansy Buckeye

Nearby Spottings

American Bluet Bush Katydid Stink Bug nymph Red-eared Blister Beetle