Junonia coenia: Common Buckeye Butterfly

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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.

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Its habitat is open areas with low vegetation and some bare ground.

Photos: Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, Callaway Gardens, GA.[20130901]

Source: Wikipedia

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