There are many variations of brown butterflies. Their wings can be combinations of brown, orange, and black, and can include spots and patterns of other colors. To get started identifying brown butterflies be sure to observe their wing shapes and color patterns.
Popular brown butterflies include Skippers, Coppers, Satyrs, and more.
ID Guide: Over 35 Brown Butterfly (Open Wings) Side-by-Side Comparison
The side-by-side photos of brown butterflies below can help you differentiate and identify over 35 brown butterflies with open wings. Select a butterfly image to see additional butterfly photos along with pictures of their eggs, caterpillars, chrysalises, and flight range maps.