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Common Brown

Heteronympha merope


Orange and black butterfly, with small eye spots, one each wing.


Temperate suburbs.


This one dead but others seen flitting around the place.

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Common Brown
Heteronympha merope Common Brown Butterfly: Museum Victoria

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brainpunk 8 years ago

No I did not know that :) but I'm discovering how common they are!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Haha! Exactly right. Did you know that the 'Browns' are a real family of butterflies though ? (not the ones that live next door to the Smiths)

brainpunk 8 years ago

Okay, common brown it may be, but I still think it's orange!

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2640, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Nov 15, 2012
Submitted on Nov 16, 2012

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