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Common brown butterfly. Female.
Mixed dry sclerophyll and native grasses.
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...
It looks very similar to my http://www.networkedorganisms.com/spotti...
Common Brown butterfly. This species is very sexually dimorphic.
Lat: -42.60, Long: 147.25
Spotted on Feb 16, 2010 Submitted on Oct 11, 2010