Appearance: Above, large prominent eyespots and orange bars on forewing cell. Below, forewing eyespot, white bar and dorsal orange bars show through; hindwing plain mottled brown.
Size: Medium; 1 3/8 to 2 1/4 inches
Habitat: Open habitat such as fields, roadsides and other disturbed areas
Season: April until fall; 2-3 broods
Larval Foodplant: Plantains, snapdragons, toadflax, monkeyflower and others
Did You Know…
Buckeyes move north in spring and retreat south in the fall.