Meadow Argus
Underwings, Forewing Down
Ellura
Meadow Argus
Adult, Antenna above
 
                      
Meadow Argus (Junonia villida)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Brown Butterfly (Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Meadow Argus (Junonia villida)
This Photo:     🔍Underwings, Forewings Up🔎

Thank you Matt Endacott for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Brown & orange butterfly with 4 trailing "eye" pattern on the wings.

Copyright © 2022-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Dec-2022
This species is classed as C (Common) on the South Australian Butterflies & Moths website