Butterflies and Moths of Sri Lanka

Family Satyridae Browns or Satyrs


         
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Dark-Brand Bushbrown Mycalesis mineus polydecta ,
 
Dark-Brand Bushbrown   DISTRIBUTION
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Lower elevations
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Common Bushbrown, Tamil Bushrown
       
  STATUS
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Very common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae (Grass and Paddy)
       
 
 
 
   
   
           
Tamil Bushbrown Mycalesis visala subdita ,
 
Tamil Bushbrown   DISTRIBUTION
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Nothern half of the island
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Common Bushbrown, Dark-brand Bushrown
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Gladeye Bushbrown Nissanga patnia patnia,
 
Gladeye Bushbrown   DISTRIBUTION
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Central and Southern part of the island
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
none
  STATUS
-
Very common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Nigger Orsotriaena medus mandata
 
Nigger   DISTRIBUTION
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Central and Southern part of the island
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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None
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae (Grass and Paddy)
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
White Four-ring Ypthima ceylonica
 
White Four-ring   DISTRIBUTION
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All elevations throughout the year
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
Jewel Four-ring
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae (Grass and Paddy)
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Jewel Four-ring* Ypthima singala
 
Jewel Four-ring   DISTRIBUTION
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Low country wet zone and central hills
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
White Four-ring
  STATUS
-
Rare
  HABITS
-
Local
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   

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