Common Bush Brown butterfly
Afrikaans name: Swart-bosbruintjie
Common Bush Brown
The Common Bush Brown butterfly is also known as the Common Savanna Bush Brown.
It is a medium sized butterfly which has a wing-span of around 4.5 cm. Females are slightly larger than males.
The Common Bush Brown can be found at all times of the year. As its name suggests it is very common.
They occur in a broad band along the eastern regions of South Africa.
They are normally found along forest edges and flat-lands.
References and further readingButterflies of Southern Africa - A field guide - Author: Mark Williams - Year Published: 1994 - Page: 131
Butterflies of the Kruger National Park - Author: Johan Kloppers and the late Dr. G. Van Son - Year Published: 1978 - Page: 59
Familiar South African Butterflies - Author: Clive Quickelberge - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 19
Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa - Author: Steve Woodhall - Year Published: 2005 - Page: 42
Gardening for Butterflies - Author: Steve Woodhall & Lindsay Gray - Year Published: 2015 - Page: 32
Ivor Migdoll's Field Guide to the Butterflies of Southern Africa - Author: Ivor Migdoll - Year Published: 1987 - Page: 147
Self-guided Trails in Durban - Author: Durban Corporation - Year Published: - Page: 122
What's That Butterfly - Author: Steve Woodhall - Year Published: 2008 - Page: 416
What's That Butterfly - Author: Steve Woodhall - Year Published: 2008 - Page: 1072