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Common Evening Brown Butterfly

Melanitis leda

Description:

Found on wall at night in the open air building I live in. Many of these type of butterflies - dark brown with spots - fly into this building, usually just before dark and stay all night, leaving in the early morning. They are fairly safe inside the building at night. They find a secluded place to roost where they are usually not disturbed, except by me taking their photos.

Habitat:

In a neighborhood with lots of gardens and trees around

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1 Comment

Joey99
Joey99 5 years ago

Doing more checking, I think this one is a Common Evening Brown Butterfly. Can anybody confirm my ID? Thanks. Joe

Joey99
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Joey99

Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 15, 2015
Submitted on Aug 16, 2015

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