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Mycalesis perseus (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Bushbrown

Subspecies in India:

(1) Mycalesis perseus tabitha (Fabricius, 1793) – Dakhan Common Bushbrown
(2) Mycalesis perseus blasius Fabricius, 1798 – Himalayan Common Bushbrown

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Poaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Oplismenus compositus (Kunte 2000), Oryza (Kunte 2000), Oryza sativa (Robinson et al. 2010) (Poaceae).

Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Mycalesis perseus (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Bushbrown. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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