Mycalesis fusca fusca

C & R Felder 1860 - Malayan Bushbrown

Koh Phangan only.

Its absence from Samui, itself, is a mystery. It is a species found at the edges of woodland and also in secodary vegetation.

Flight Period

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35 - 45mm.

Early Stages

More detailed life history information is available from the following resource: ButterflyCircle Blog (courtesy of Dr. Horace Tan.)

Larval Foodplant

In Singapore it has been bred on Scleria bancana (Cyperaceae)


Peninsular Thailand, West Malaysia and Sumatra. Other subspecies to be found in Nais, Borneo and Sumatra.