Common Brown

Heteronympha merope (Fabricius, 1775)

Above: orange wings with yellow, black or brown markings and a blue-centred black eyespot near the apex of the forewing. Below: similar to above for females but hindwing marked with red-brown and grey. Males below have orange forewings with black markings and an eyespot, hindwings yellowish-brown crossed with wavy red-brown lines and two small eyespots

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What habitats does Heteronympha merope live in?

Forests, urban areas and grasslands.

What is the distribution of Heteronympha merope?

South-western and south-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.

How big does Heteronympha merope grow?

Wingspan up to 7 cm

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