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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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ncmns

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July 18, 2014 11:26 AM EDT

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solliff

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October 21, 2014 01:13 PM EDT

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solliff

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October 21, 2014 01:12 PM EDT

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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icosahedron

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October 20, 2014 03:14 PM PDT

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These two seemed trying to reach an understanding; then lit side-by-side on adjacent blossoms-- I presume for a snack.

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treichard

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October 16, 2014 11:16 AM EDT

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naturenut

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October 20, 2014

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greglasley

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October 20, 2014

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mickeylong

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October 15, 2014

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Nectaring on Senecio probably flaccidus.

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royaltyler

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October 18, 2014 12:20 PM CDT

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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fm5050

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October 5, 2014 09:18 AM EDT

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Sandy Pt State Park, MD October 5, 2014.

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johnratzlaff

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October 17, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

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mcduck

Date

July 27, 2010

Description

~40mm wingspan, ♂. Seen in our yard on Achillea millefolium. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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Description from Wikipedia

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, and is especially common in the south, the California coast, and throughout Central America and Colombia. The sub-species Junonia coenia bergi is endemic to the island of Bermuda.

No range data available.