Mycalesis messene

Mycalesis messene

It is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family.subfamily Satyrinae.
Bushbrown Mycalesis messene - Mycalesis messene Tentative, based on images:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/still-air/31546014145
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Mycalesis_messene#/media/File:Illustrations_of_new_species_of_exotic_butterflies_Mycalesis_II.jpg Bushbrown Mycalesis messene,Fall,Geotagged,Indonesia,Mycalesis messene

Appearance

Forewing and hindwing with basal central orange ochraceous color. Clear border separation at the margins with multiple ocelli. Ocelli black with blue bright dot and dark yellow margins. Submarginal bands cream color and marginal band blueish dark grey.

Distribution

Wallacea. Mycalesis messene can be found in Bachan, Halmahera, Morotai, and Ternate

Habitat

Similar to the related species, it can be found in semi-shaded habitats. Areas of mangroves close to shoreline.

References:

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https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6b/Illustrations_of_new_species_of_exotic_butterflies_Mycalesis_II.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Mycalesis_messene
https://lepidoptera.eu/species/49393
https://books.google.be/books?id=P9M4AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA142&lpg=PA142&dq=Mycalesis+messene&source=bl&ots=T5Yfs5BO2R&sig=ACfU3U1QCbnjUsTDkZCUPRQa5-tJUJXPbQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwid2qj2-vruAhULyqQKHY6tBcI4ChDoATAEegQIBhAD#v=onepage&q=Mycalesis%20messene&f=false
http://insecta.pro/taxonomy/54626
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyNymphalidae
GenusMycalesis
SpeciesMycalesis messene
Photographed in
Indonesia