Attributes of Junonia genoveva

Mangrove Buckeye
Junonia genoveva (Cramer, 1780)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Identification: Upperside is brown; forewing has a narrow orange band which rings the large eyespot; eyespot is never ringed with brown. Underside of the hindwing is brown, usually without bands or eyespots; median band is jagged.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 2 1/4 inches (3.5 - 5.7 cm).
Life History: Caterpillars eat leaves of mangrove trees. Adults overwinter.
Flight: Several broods from March-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Black-mangrove.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Tidal flats and black-mangrove swamps.
Range: Atlantic coast of Mexico north to South Texas, the West Indies, and extreme southern Florida.
Conservation: Monitor populations in south Florida and assess possible conservation needs.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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February 25, 2017 the janitors kid Lee County, Florida, United States March 09, 2017 Details
January 29, 2017 geraldswegner Indian River County, Florida, United States February 23, 2017 Details
February 01, 2017 the janitors kid Indian River County, Florida, United States February 02, 2017 Details
November 14, 2016 Old G Ehrgott Collier County, Florida, United States November 16, 2016 Details
March 18, 2016 ncrosbyrd Monroe County, Florida, United States March 25, 2016 Details
January 08, 2016 trinectes Manatee County, Florida, United States January 09, 2016 Details
September 26, 2010 Robert Epstein Puerto Rico September 09, 2015 Details
July 25, 2015 Ron Smith Pinellas County, Florida, United States July 28, 2015 Details
January 27, 2015 Paul Tavares Lee County, Florida, United States February 13, 2015 Details
February 04, 2015 suedavies28 Broward County, Florida, United States February 13, 2015 Details
December 26, 2014 fogartyf Volusia County, Florida, United States December 29, 2014 Details
February 08, 2006 Robert Epstein Monroe County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
June 17, 2014 LLJohnson Dominican Republic August 01, 2014 Details
January 22, 2012 ddodd (Barry Dodd) Lee County, Florida, United States July 01, 2014 Details
December 29, 2013 DJHiker Pinar del Rio, Cuba March 23, 2014 Details
January 14, 2014 arthurgoldsmith St Lucie County, Florida, United States January 21, 2014 Details
December 19, 2013 plex1ppus Lee County, Florida, United States January 11, 2014 Details
September 09, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States September 10, 2013 Details
September 01, 2013 scfl47 Indian River County, Florida, United States September 04, 2013 Details
July 19, 2013 awhite369 Sarasota County, Florida, United States August 17, 2013 Details
September 07, 2009 jwunder3 Brevard County, Florida, United States June 20, 2013 Details
September 22, 2010 jrfleullan Puerto Rico May 05, 2013 Details
September 04, 2008 plex1ppus Yucatan, Mexico May 03, 2013 Details
January 20, 2013 Naseem Reza Volusia County, Florida, United States April 17, 2013 Details
December 08, 2012 pbdipper Pinellas County, Florida, United States December 09, 2012 Details
November 18, 2012 toddewen Hillsborough County, Florida, United States December 07, 2012 Details
June 01, 2012 LLJohnson Dominican Republic July 03, 2012 Details
December 28, 2011 bentert Collier County, Florida, United States January 16, 2012 Details
December 23, 2008 Larry522 Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States December 14, 2011 Details
March 02, 2011 squatman Lee County, Florida, United States April 08, 2011 Details
April 12, 2003 Kent McFarland Pinellas County, Florida, United States March 09, 2011 Details
October 14, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 15, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brevard County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Broward County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Charlotte County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Clay County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Collier County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Flagler County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hillsborough County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Indian River County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lake County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lee County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Manatee County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Monroe County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Orange County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Palm Beach County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details