Satyrs & Wood Nymphs: Appalachian Brown
Satyrodes appalachia

Appalachian Brown Sightings
Size: Wingspan ranges from 1.88" - 2.25"
Habitat: Grassy wet glades, bushy marshes, swamps
Occurrence Level: Common
Flight Period: June & August
Larval Host Plant: Sedges

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Appalachian Brown
Howard County, MD. August 25, 2012

Note that each eyespot is surrounded by white creating the "bull's-eye" appearance. The hindwing margin is smooth in contrast with the Northern Pearly-eye which has an angled margin.

Appalachian Brown
Charles County, MD. June 29, 2014

Appalachian Brown
Howard County, MD. June 28, 2015

Upperside view of a worn Appalachian Brown.