Subject: Moth
Location: Angeles City, Luzon Philippines
November 14, 2013 11:46 pm
I think this is a moth. Found on wall of apartment building in Angeles City, Luzon, int he Philippines 15 November 2013.
Signature: Joe

Possibly Common Bush Brown

Possibly Common Bush Brown

Dear Joe,
This butterfly is definitely a member of the Brushfooted Butterfly family Nymphalidae, but we cannot say for certain what it is more specifically.  It does resemble number 340 on the Philippine Butterflies website, the Common Bush Brown,
Mycalesis perseus.  This seems to be a highly variable species, and the photo of the living specimen on Butterfly House, where it is called the Dingy Bush Brown, looks quite similar to your individual.  Maybe Karl will have better luck on this one.

Dear Daniel,
Thanks for your ID. First time I have seen this one. I appreciate your assistance.
Joe

Location: Angeles City, Luzon, PHilippines

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