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Species Junonia evarete - Tropical Buckeye - Hodges#4442

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Nymphalinae (Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.)
Tribe Junoniini
Genus Junonia (Buckeyes)
Species evarete (Tropical Buckeye - Hodges#4442)
Hodges Number
4442
Other Common Names
Caribbean Buckeye
Pavo Real
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Junonia evarete (Cramer, 1779)
= lavinia (Cramer, 1775) [an invalid homonym]
Range
A wide ranging species, found in various subspecies from Patagonia to the southern United States.
Food
A wide variety of plants in Verbenaceae, Lamiaceae, Plantaginaceae, Scrophulariaceae, and related families.
Remarks
Many sources will have Mangrove Buckeye (J. genoveva), and Tropical Buckeye (J.evarete) reversed. See comments regarding J. evarete and J. genoveva under the Info section for the genus Junonia.