, the 'Gray' Common Buckeye. Poison Meadow, July 19, 2012. This article
has clarified the situation with the Junonia
butterflies and elevated the grisea
subspecies of coenia
to a full species.
Another Buckeye. The males aggressively patrol clearings such as trails. Malibu Creek State Park, June 28, 2005.
Ventral of a typical Common Buckeye. Malibu Creek, May 10, 2006.
This is the darker fall form of the Common Buckeye (more noticeable on the ventral as in the photo below). Ballona Wetlands, October 28, 2005.
Ventral of the fall Common Buckeye, same day as the previous.