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Buckeye

Juonoia coenia

Description:

I found this one in my screened in porch and i go it to crawl onto my thumb so I could carry it outside to freedom. It ended up staying on my thumb for 10+ minutes :)

Habitat:

United States, parts of Canada, and Mexico.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Common Buckeye Butterfly
Junonia coenia Image Gallery | Butterflies and Moths of North America


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7 Comments

AliShiekh
AliShiekh 9 years ago

thats wonderful!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

What a beautiful moth! What a treat to have it hang around for so long too. Thanks!.

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson 9 years ago

Beautiful close-up! Thank you for posting this!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Magnificent moth. Delicious colours. Good spot.

polerpress
polerpress 9 years ago

Thanks!

KatCuff
KatCuff 9 years ago

Nice work!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Beautiful!

polerpress
Spotted by
polerpress

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 16, 2012
Submitted on Jan 16, 2012

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