Melanitis leda

Evening Brown - an Australian butterfly so called as it is mainly flying around dusk. They are also found in Africa, South Asia and South-east Asia. Perfectly camouflaged amongst dead leaves during the day. They feed on rotting fruit and nectar. Photographed in Bundaberg Australia

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