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Dark Evening Brown

Melaniti phedima


Large, brownish grey butterfly with distinct yellow spots towards the edges of their wings.


Murty River jungle, low plain area. Temperature: warm to cool.


It was spotted one evening inside the building of a resort at Murty River, Chalsa, Cooch Behar.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 10 years ago
Dark Evening Brown
Melanitis phedima Melanitis phedima

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DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 10 years ago

Thanks bayucca for the ID.

bayucca 10 years ago

Looks like being Melanitis phedima? Quite a variable genus and species. Please, verify! I IDed one some time ago, which looked very similar, but I could not remember if that one also was Phedima and who took the picture.

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West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 2, 2013
Submitted on Nov 6, 2013

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