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Common Name : Common Bushbrown
Bengali Name :


Common Bushbrown Common Bushbrown Common Bushbrown


Scientific Name : Mycalesis persius (Fabricius)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 38 - 55 mm
Colour : Dull-brown, with or without eye-spots and white band.
Habit : Always keeps close to the ground. Goes neither inside dense, dark undergrowth nor away from it. Preferred food is tree sap and rotting fruit. Unlike the Evening Browns, it is usually not attracted to electrical lights.
Larval Host Plants : Grasses
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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