Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1253510

Tropical Buckeye
Junonia evarete

Observation date: June 13, 2020
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Large meadow planted with a variety of perennials. Many (30+) buckeyes including Junonia grisea, a number of intermediates, and several assumed Junonia nigrosuffusa, along with good numbers of other more typical butterflies for the habitat.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: Joe, understand that BAMONA does not yet use the latest taxonomy. This should be called Junonia nigrosuffusa, Dark Buckeye. it will take them a while.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County