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  • A Revision to the Common Names of Butterflies Part 7 : An Analysis and Discussion of Name Changes



    This is the final part of this series, where we continue our discussion on some recent name changes/updates in the book, Butterflies of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand by Dr Laurence Kirton. It is noted that many of the name "updates" were common names that reverted to the original common names found in Evans' "The Identification of Indian Butterflies" published by the Bombay Natural History Society in 1927. Back then, this reference was probably the most comprehensive work available in the butterfly world.

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    atronox

    An interesting, aberrant Arhopala

    Found this very timid Arhopala today which never allowed an easy shot. It was quite small, the size of A. abseus and seems aberrant; the forewing post-discal

    atronox Today, 02:18 AM Go to last post
    JitLeangFoo

    Which Erionota?

    Thank you.

    JitLeangFoo 15-Jul-2019, 03:34 PM Go to last post
    Tai LA

    ID help please

    Thank you Dr Seow!

    Tai LA 13-Jul-2019, 01:25 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID help please

    1. Likely to be a female Tanaecia (Cynitia) flora female.

    The blue band is as in T. flora. Some females have whitish fascia on the FW.

    Psyche 12-Jul-2019, 08:37 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Which Erionota?

    Post 8.

    Perfect. You have E. thrax & 2 E. torus.
    Strangely they are all females. (antennal club half white).

    TL Seow:

    Psyche 12-Jul-2019, 07:04 PM Go to last post
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