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Melanitis leda (Evening brown butterfly)

Synonyms: Cyllo helena; Cyllo obsoleta

Wikipedia Abstract

The Common Evening Brown (Melanitis leda) is a common species of butterfly found flying at dusk. The flight of this species is erratic. They are found in Africa, South Asia and South-east Asia extending to parts of Australia.
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Prey / Diet

Bambusa multiplex (hedge bamboo)[1]
Brachiaria mutica (perennial buffalo grass)[1]
Capillipedium parviflorum[1]
Cenchrus americanus (pearl-millet)[1]
Cenchrus purpureus (elephant grass)[1]
Digitaria cruciata (crabgrass)[1]
Digitaria sanguinalis (redhair crabgrass)[1]
Elaeis guineensis (African oil palm)[1]
Heteropogon triticeus[2]
Imperata cylindrica (alang-alang)[2]
Leersia hexandra (southern cutgrass)[2]
Melinis minutiflora (puakatau)[2]
Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese silvergrass)[1]
Ophiuros exaltatus[2]
Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass)[1]
Panicum repens (couch panicum)[1]
Paspalum dilatatum (herbe de miel)[1]
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)[1]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[1]
Saccharum robustum (robust cane)[1]
Setaria megaphylla (bigleaf bristlegrass)[1]
Setaria sulcata[1]
Setaria viridis (green bristlegrass)[1]
Sorghum bicolor (broom-corn)[1]
Stenotaphrum secundatum (St. Augustine grass)[2]
Thysanolaena latifolia (tiger grass)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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