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“Common Brown occur across the southern half of Australia, the meropes in Southern Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. The caterpillars hide by day at the base of their host plant, emerging at night to feed on various grass species (POACEAE) on the wildlife refuge.

I.D. and References courtesy of Don Herbison-Evans.

Further Reference; http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/nymph/merope.html

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