Mangrove Buckeye

Junonia genoveva

The Mangrove Buckeye is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found from southern New Mexico, southern Arizona, southern Texas, and southern Florida south through the West Indies, Mexico and Central America to Argentina. Rare strays can be found up to south-eastern California, south-eastern Colorado and central Florida.
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Appearance

The wingspan is 45–57 mm. There are three to four generations from March to October.
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Naming

*''Junonia genoveva genoveva''
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva constricta''
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva hilaris''
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva incarnata''
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva infuscata''
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva neildi'' , Bahamas, Antilles, Puerto Rico)
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva michaelisi'' , Bahamas, Antilles, Puerto Rico)
⤷ ''Junonia genoveva vivida''

Food

The larvae have been recorded on ''Stachytarpheta'', ''Ruellia tuberosa'' and ''Blechum'' in Jamaica. Adults feed on flower nectar.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyNymphalidae
GenusJunonia
SpeciesJ. genoveva