Sighting

Andrea Lim 25 May 2015

Melanitis leda - Evening Brown Butterfly

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Sighted 17 Jul 2013
LOT 999 Upolu Esplanade, Clifton Beach QLD 4879, Australia

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Identifications

  • Andrea Lim 25 May 2015
    Melanitis leda
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Melanitis: leda
    Common Names: Butterfly, Nymphalids, Evening Brown, Common Evening-brown
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Notes

  • Andrea Lim 25 May 2015
    Habitat

    Grassland at a Clifton Beach park. On Megathyrsus maximus (Guinea grass)

    Life Cycle

    I spotted several of the lime green chrysalis' on guinea grass. I decided to take one home to see what would emerge.

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