Mr. R. and I have kept up with our walking on most days, and really are enjoying our forays into the National Park. There, a few days ago, this Australian Admiral female Common Brown (Heteronympha merope) butterfly landed long enough for a photo. I’d already walked about 3 kms, so wasn’t interested in traipsing after it!

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Updated after I found the right butterfly at the Butterfly House website. I discovered: ‘The adults, like those of many NYMPHALIDAE, have only 4 legs. ‘ Huh? So some have six? Must take notice, next time.

Thanks for looking. Stay safe.
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Butterflies & Moths

Australian Admiral … nope, it’s a Common Brown

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This Common Brown wouldn’t spread its wings for me. If it had, I wouldn’t have noticed how one of the wings is oddly furled. There aren’t many butterflies about, though it is their breeding season.

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Thanks for looking.

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Butterflies & Moths

Heteronympha merope: Common Brown

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