Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227400

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: August 20, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Third Buckeye photographed at the demonstration gardens today, though there were many more about. This one is feeding on some Purpletop Vervain in the butterfly bed. It also rotated around in increments on the blossom every couple of seconds. Size: Approx. 1.75 - 2" wingspan. Weather: 90 degrees, 70% humidity, sunny muggy skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 20, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County