Common Buckeye

Junonia coenia

Genus Junonia
Subfamily True Brushfoots
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Occurrence   Statewide - migrant
Abundance Variably very uncommon to fairly common
Flight Period Mid-May to mid-November
Notes Arrives every year but rarely before summer
Overwintering Migrant
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Common Buckeye

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 9/21/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society Eastern Point Wildlife Sanctuary

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Common Buckeye

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/29/2002
HP Gardens

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Howard Hoople - 6/19/2011
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn, MA

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Peter Clark - 7/9/2004
Blue Hills, Milton

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Bill Calahan - 10/21/2016
Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge, Longmeadow
Rosa (fall) form

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Frank Model - 9/27/2006
Northampton West Meadow

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Frank Model - 10/7/2007
Northampton Community Gardens
Note green iridescence on forewing

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 9/25/2006
Easthampton

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Common Buckeye

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/6/2004
Cummington

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