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Heteronympha merope

Common Brown at suppressed

Heteronympha merope at suppressed - 24 Jan 2023
Heteronympha merope at suppressed - 24 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Heteronympha merope 25 Jan 2023 owenh
Unidentified 25 Jan 2023 arjay

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User's notes

Why don't you have a category for browns in butterflies? Or are browns now part of whites and yellows or something?

2 comments

owenh wrote:
   25 Jan 2023
'Browns' are under Nymphs - Family Nymphalidae.
arjay wrote:
   25 Jan 2023
Okay. Thanks. Hmmm I think of nymphs being a bit more like an earlier stage of an insect. Learn something new every day.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 24 Jan 2023 04:33 PM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 50mm or larger Animal size
  • Deceased Animal health

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