Mycalesis perseus cepheus: Dingy Bush Brown Butterfly

The Bush-browns, Mycalesis, are a genus of brush-footed butterflies. They are common in the warm regions from Central Asia to Australia, and have a high diversity in South Asia and the Wallacea. They are notably polymorphic, with wet-season and dry-season forms differing in many species, especially as regards size and number of underwing eyespots.


Photo: DFNP, Singapore 20120525

The Dingy Bush Brown [Mycalesis perseus cepheus] is one of several species of the genus Mycalesis found in Singapore.

Further reading on Dingy Bush Brown can be found here.


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