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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.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...rflies_24.html
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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.
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    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

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