Back to Nymphalidae Melanitis leda - Evening Brown  
All-Leps DNA barcoding Satyrinae, Nymphalidae  

These butterflies are found in undergrowth low to the ground. There are two colour types recognized, dry-season and wet-season forms.

The larvae feed on a variety of native and introduced grasses.

 
     wet-season form.  
   
     dry-season form.  
     

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