Melanitis phedima abdullae

Distant 1883 - Dark Evening Brown

Koh Samui only.

This species has, so far, only been encountered in dense forest, where it remains hidden in the deep undergrowth, where it is not rare.

Flight Period

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60 - 70mm

Early Stages

Partially known.

Larval Foodplant

Setaria palmifolia (Gramineae)


Peninsular Thailand, West Malaysia. Many other subspecies may be found from Sri Lanka through India, Indo-China to Taiwan, the Philippines, Java and Sulawesi.