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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Telinga

Telinga mestra (Hewitson, 1862) – White-edged Bushbrown

Subspecies in India:

(1) Telinga mestra mestra (Hewitson, 1862) – Assam White-edged Bushbrown
(2) Telinga mestra sadona (Tytler, 1939) – Sadon White-edged Bushbrown
(3) Telinga mestra vetus (Fruhstorfer, 1911) – Bhutan White-edged Bushbrown

This species was earlier included under Mycalesis (Evans 1932), then under Heteropsis (Kodandaramaiah et al. 2010), but has since been transferred under Telinga (Aduse-Poku et al. 2016).

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Aduse-Poku, K., Lees, D. C., Brattström, O., Kodandaramaiah, U., Collins, S. C., Wahlberg, N. And Brakefield, P. M. (2016), Molecular phylogeny and generic-level taxonomy of the widespread palaeotropical ‘Heteropsis clade’ (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Mycalesina). Systematic Entomology, 41: 717–731.

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Telinga

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Anonymous. 2021. Telinga mestra (Hewitson, 1862) – White-edged Bushbrown. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.24. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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