Melanitis is small genus of Satyrinae. There are only 3 species that inhabits SE Asia. It is interesting genus in terms of variety of underside wing patterns. This is woodland genus and can be collected in bait traps.
Melanitis leda leda
This species inhabits all Indochina and can be observed in woodland habitats.
Post by Adam Cotton on Feb 13, 2021 23:16:31 GMT -8
Melanitis leda occurs pretty much everywhere in Thailand, even in cities such as Bangkok. It is not very often seen because it is generally crepuscular in habit, flying just before dark and before daylight. In the daytime it hides, but can be found in dark forest.