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    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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    Psyche

    Doubtful IDs from Nepal

    Post 11.

    You got them right.

    1. C. furcztz.
    The black area in space 1a is large & comes close to the margin

    Psyche Yesterday, 02:43 PM Go to last post
    Nawab

    Doubtful IDs from Nepal

    Thank you so much, sir. I think I have two different Choaspes here. Could you check? C. benjaminii and C. furcata?

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    Nawab Yesterday, 02:08 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID help with this moth please

    Should be the female Ischyja marapok.

    The HW blue band normally helpful is hidden.

    The sharply dividing line between the

    Psyche 20-Apr-2021, 07:32 PM Go to last post
    butteredtoast

    Help with Butterfly IDs

    Thanks TL!

    butteredtoast 19-Apr-2021, 01:00 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Doubtful IDs from Nepal

    You do have a point here.

    However the shape of the lower cellspot varies in all species.
    There are image of C. aurociliata with

    Psyche 19-Apr-2021, 08:57 AM Go to last post
    Nawab

    Doubtful IDs from Nepal

    Looking at the images on Yutaka website, Caltoris cormasa seem to have much darker upperwings than those of Caltoris aurociliata. Much like in my individual.

    Nawab 19-Apr-2021, 01:42 AM Go to last post
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