The evening brownsAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Melanitis amabilis
- Melanitis ansorgei
- Melanitis atrax
- Melanitis belinda
- Melanitis boisduvalia
- Melanitis constantia
- Melanitis leda
- Melanitis libya
- Melanitis phedima
- Melanitis pyrrha
- Melanitis velutina
- Melanitis zitenius
The evening browns range from Africa to Australia. M. leda is probably the fourth most widely-distributed nymphalid, after Danaus chrysippus, D. plexippus and Vanessa cardui.
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