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    This species was recently re-discovered in Singapore in 1999. It is relatively rare locally. Sightings of this species have been more frequent in the Southern Ridges than in the Central Catchment Reserve Area. Around noon, the fast-flying adults have been sighted taking nectar at flowering plants in both hill parks and in gardens sited along the fringe of nature reserves. At times several adults could be seen dog-fighting at tree-top level in the mid afternoon.

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    ID help please

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    Banded Yeoman Today, 06:48 PM Go to last post
    David Chan

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    Dear Dr Seow,

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    Psyche

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    Psyche Yesterday, 01:41 AM Go to last post
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    Dear Dr Seow,

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