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  • Butterfly of the Month - May 2013 The Bifid Plushblue (Flos diardi capeta)



    We are well past the half-way mark of the fifth month of 2013 as the weather begins to get hotter in the northern hemisphere as spring gives way to the beginning of the summer months. Over here in Singapore, we are getting 32-34 deg C days, and the heat can be quite unbearable when under the hot sun. I had just come back from a short four-day trip to Beijing, the capital city of China, where the temperatures were warming up but the days were still a comfortable 22-26 deg C. We also had two days of blue skies in Beijing, a rarity, according to the locals.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...-may-2013.html
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    Psyche

    Skipper ID request

    Post 117.

    When it becomes very worn as here the appearance can be confusing.
    Although the HW have a reddish tone the overall markings

    Psyche Yesterday, 11:51 PM Go to last post
    Zicky

    Skipper ID request

    Dear Doctor Seow,

    I kindly request this identification for what i suspect is Zographetus species, Zographetus ogygia. The photo credit goes

    Zicky Yesterday, 09:30 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Arctornis in Singapore.

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    This is an enigmatic species in as much as the type location is Singapore.
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    Psyche 29-Nov-2022, 05:16 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    Arctornis submarginata.
    Widespread species.
    Range India to Australia.
    A minor pest on tea in NE India. Also feed on Cinnamomum species.

    Psyche 27-Nov-2022, 07:55 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Arctornis in Singapore.

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    Psyche 27-Nov-2022, 07:22 PM Go to last post
    Zicky

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    Dear Doctor Seow,

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