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Common Brown Butterfly

Heteronympha merope

Description:

Common brown butterfly. Female.

Habitat:

Mixed dry sclerophyll and native grasses.


4 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 3 years ago

Please consider this may be Klug's Xenica, a slightly smaller but still common 'brown' butterfly. The chevrons on the hind wing are not found in Heteronympha. H. merope will have no pigmentation along the fw discal cell vein. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/734...

staccyh
staccyh 3 years ago

Nice photo!

Isabela
Isabela 6 years ago

It looks very similar to my http://www.networkedorganisms.com/spotti...

lori.tas
lori.tas 6 years ago

Common Brown butterfly. This species is very sexually dimorphic.

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -42.60, Long: 147.25

Spotted on Feb 16, 2010
Submitted on Oct 11, 2010

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