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Rainforest Brown

Cassionympha cassius


Male 34-38mm Female 36-42mm. Sexes similar. Fond of shade but often out feeding on flowers in full sun.


Forest edges, gullies, flatlands. Distribution: Common in cool, moist forests, coastal or riverine bush and kloofs from W Cape along eastern seaboard through E Cape to KwaZulu-Natal, eastern slopes of escarpment through Swaziland and Mpumalanga to Limpopo Province


Flight periods: Year-round, mostly Sept-May.

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Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 7 years ago

Awesome man!!

Neilen Joyce
Neilen Joyce 7 years ago

Thank you! :)

KrantiAzad 7 years ago

nice !

Neilen Joyce
Spotted by
Neilen Joyce

Kou-Kamma Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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