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Melanitis zitenius Herbst, 1796 – Great Evening Brown

Subspecies in India:

(1) Melanitis zitenius zitenius Herbst, 1796 – Himalayan Great Evening Brown
(2) Melanitis zitenius gokala Moore, 1857 – Sahyadri Great Evening Brown
(3) Melanitis zitenius kalinga Moore, 1883 – Kalinga Great Evening Brown
(4) Melanitis zitenius andamanica Evans, 1923 – Andaman Great Evening Brown

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K.,  P. Churi,  T. Karmakar, and S. Mazumder. 2017. Melanitis zitenius Herbst, 1796 – Great Evening Brown. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/805/Melanitis-zitenius
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