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Species Junonia genoveva - Mangrove Buckeye - Hodges#4442.1

A Type of Satyr? - Junonia genoveva - male Buckeye IMG_9391 - Junonia genoveva Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia genoveva - Junonia genoveva Tropical or Mangrove buckeye ? - Junonia genoveva Mangrove Buckeye? - Junonia genoveva Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia genoveva Buckeye - Junonia genoveva Tropical or Mangrove Buckeye? - Junonia genoveva
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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 genoveva (Mangrove Buckeye - Hodges#4442.1)
Hodges Number
50-55mm wingspan
Dorsal, brown with eyespots on both FW and HW. Compare with Common Buckeye and Tropical Buckeye.

Ventral, brownish with indistinct markings. Compare with Common Buckeye, and Tropical Buckeye.
Coastal south Florida, and south Texas.
Black mangrove swamps and adjacent clearings.
All year, with multiple broods.
Black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans) - Acanthaceae
Many sources will have Mangrove Buckeye (J. genoveva), and Tropical Buckeye (J.evarete) reversed. See comments regarding this confusion under the Info section for the genus Junonia.

note that the names Junonia evarete and Junonia genoveva are reversed in some of the references cited (and the distributional data is confused at the Nearctica web site); so, look at the common name (Mangrove Buckeye) to find this one. However, the information given is still helpful.
Print References
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Works Cited
1.Butterflies of the East Coast : An Observer's Guide
Rick Cech, Guy Tudor. 2005. Princeton University Press.
2.Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman. 2003. Houghton Mifflin Co.
3.Butterflies through Binoculars: Florida
Jeffrey Glassberg, Marc C. Minno, John V. Calhoun. 2000. Oxford Press.