Shouldered Brown
Heteronympha penelope alope

Medium size sometimes abundant brown found in grassy woodlands and forests in the Lower South East of SA. Caterpillars feed on native grasses. Observed flying from February to April. Wingspan: male 54mm, female 56mm.


You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on the research-quality website now managed by BCSA, (here) 

Key Facts

Size (Male):54mm
Size (Female):56mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:feb, mar
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