Brown butterfly wing patterns and colors can be quite different when viewing the side view of the wing versus the upperside of the wing. This is important to remember when you are trying to identify brown butterflies.
Brown Butterfly (Closed Wings) Photo Comparisons
To identify and learn the characteristics of brown butterflies select the photos below. Additional butterfly, egg, caterpillar, and chrysalis images will be provided along with their flight range map and a list of plants for the female to lay her eggs and caterpillars to eat.