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    The Philippine Swift is rare in Singapore. Sightings typically took place in nature reserves or wastelands where clumps of bamboo are growing in the vicinity. The adults are usually seen perching on a leaf in a shady environment. At times, they have been observed to puddle on bird droppings.

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    Nawab

    Matapa druna?

    Thank you so much again, Dr. Seow!

    Nawab 03-Jun-2020, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Matapa druna?

    Matapa aria.

    There are a lot of confusion with these two species in the past.
    Part of the reason was of course the many mis'IDs

    Psyche 03-Jun-2020, 06:09 PM Go to last post
    Nawab

    Matapa druna?

    I am not quite sure how to tell Matapa druna from M. aria from underside alone. I thought the apex of forewing is sharper in M. druna and HW cilia more

    Nawab 03-Jun-2020, 03:33 PM Go to last post
    Nawab

    Heliophorus ila?

    That really helps a lot. Thank you so much again!

    Nawab 02-Jun-2020, 01:31 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Heliophorus ila?

    I have gone thru this a couple of times & largely forgotten what I wrote before.

    I realised the lunulate mark ( submarginal) on the

    Psyche 01-Jun-2020, 06:28 PM Go to last post
    Nawab

    Heliophorus ila?

    Thank you, Dr. Seow. I was wondering if the lunulate marks ID keys still hold validity as in this thread: http://www.butterflycircle.com/showt...eliophorus-ila

    Nawab 01-Jun-2020, 02:31 PM Go to last post
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