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Mycalesis terminus

Synonyms: Mycalesis asophis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Orange Bushbrown (Mycalesis terminus) is a species of butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Maluku), New Guinea and Australia (Queensland). The wingspan is about 40 mm. Adults are dark brown with a large orange patch on each forewing and an eyespot on each forewing and three on each hindwing. They suck the juice of rotting fruit but have also been recorded feeding on dew and sap.
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Litter Size [1]  126

Prey / Diet

Imperata cylindrica (alang-alang)[2]
Oryza sativa (rice)[3]
Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass)[3]
Themeda triandra (red grass)[2]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Body size, egg size, and their interspecific relationships with ecological and life history traits in butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea, Hesperioidea), Enrique García-Barros, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (2000), 70: 251–284
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
3Jorrit 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.
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