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Heteronympha merope

Common Brown at Black Range, NSW

Heteronympha merope at Black Range, NSW - 17 Nov 2019
Heteronympha merope at Black Range, NSW - 17 Nov 2019
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Identification history

Unidentified 19 Nov 2019 KMcCue

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Beautiful large butterfly

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KerriLee wrote:
   20 Nov 2019
A male, and in excellent condition. He'll be on the lookout for newly-emerging females. Once mated, females rest in cool, shaded places and are rarely seen ... until Autumn, when they emerge to lay eggs on various native grasses.

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Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Black Range, NSW - 17 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Black Range, NSW - 17 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Black Range, NSW - 17 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Discophlebia (genus) (Unidentified Discophlebia moths) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Epicoma sp. (Prominent moth) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Unidentified adult Lepidoptera at Black Range, NSW - 22 May 2019 by KMcCue
Hypocysta metirius (Brown Ringlet) at Black Range, NSW - 21 May 2019 by KMcCue

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 17 Nov 2019 04:51 PM Recorded on
  • KMcCue Recorded by
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