On Agalinis sp. Agalinis was abundant along this stretch of roadside, and so were these caterpillars, their pupae, and the adult butterflies.
Observed on the window of the house.
Two of these along the roadside
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.