Melanitis leda

1 Evening Brown at Nambucca Heads, NSW

Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
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Identification history

Melanitis leda 11 Jan 2023 Liam.m
Melanitis leda 31 May 2022 trevorpreston
Unidentified 29 May 2022 trevorpreston

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Large butterfly, 30-35mm

2 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   30 Jun 2022
I agree with your identification, lovely!
trevorpreston wrote:
   30 Jun 2022
Do you have moderator privileges for this area Suzi? If not we need you, not sure if there are many moderators for this area yet.
Thanks for the ID confirmations BTW, nice to know I'm getting them right in this unfamiliar area.

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Sagina procumbens (Spreading Pearlwort) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
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Briza minor (Shivery Grass) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Richardia humistrata (Richardia Weed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Lachnagrostis filiformis (Blown Grass) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Crassocephalum crepidioides (Thickhead) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Digitaria didactyla (Queensland Blue Couch) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Paspalum notatum (Bahia Grass) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Sporobolus africanus (Parramatta Grass, Rat's Tail Grass) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Paropsis maculata (Spotted leaf beetle) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Cynodon dactylon (Couch Grass) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Gamochaeta americana (American Everlasting) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 17 Dec 2023 by trevorpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Jul 2023 by trevorpreston
Periplaneta australasiae (Australasian cockroach) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Jul 2023 by trevorpreston
Drymaria cordata subsp. cordata (Tropical Chickweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Jul 2023 by trevorpreston
Stellaria media (Common Chickweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 2 Jul 2023 by trevorpreston
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 2 Jul 2023 by trevorpreston
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 26 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Tisiphone abeona (Varied Sword-grass Brown) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 24 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Euphorbia prostrata (Red Caustic Weed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 24 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 23 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Caustis blakei (Koala Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 25 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Lichmera indistincta (Brown Honeyeater) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 31 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Ardisia crenata (Coral Berry) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Dendrophthoe vitellina (Long-flower Mistletoe) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Hemidactylus frenatus (Asian House Gecko) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa (Pink Woodsorrel) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Lobelia purpurascens (White Root) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Polygala paniculata (Polygala) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Hibbertia scandens (Climbing Guinea Flower) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Cordyline stricta (Narrow-leaved Palm Lily) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Lantana camara (Lantana) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Syngonium podophyllum (Syngonium) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Triboniophorus graeffei (Red Triangle Slug) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Sphagneticola trilobata (Singapore Daisy) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Callicoma serratifolia (Black Wattle, Butterwood, Tdgerruing) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Nephrolepis cordifolia (Fishbone Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Telmatoblechnum indicum (Bungwall, Swampwater Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Lantana camara (Lantana) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Oxalis purpurea (Large-flower Wood-sorrel) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston

Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 May 2022 10:06 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

Species information

  • Melanitis leda Scientific name
  • Evening Brown Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 48m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning

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