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Buckeye (Junonia coenia)

  • BND: Buckeye; Junonia coenia Hübner, [1822]
  • BNA: Common Buckeye; Junonia coenia
  • Habitat: Open prairies
  • Larval food: Plantago, also various Scrophulariaceae and Verbenaceae
  • Adult flight: Infrequent immigrant, may produce one or two broods in north, depending on arrival time; does not survive winter
  • References: Royer 152, Opler & Krizek 162, Scott 276
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