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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.

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

    Three odd Mycalesis

    Many thanks for the explanations and corrections.

    DaveChiangMai Yesterday, 11:04 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID Correction.

    2. The very large ocellus in space 2 with a narrow clear yellow ring is typical of M. intermedia, a coomon sp. in Thailand.
    The vestigial spot

    Psyche Yesterday, 01:31 PM Go to last post
    DaveChiangMai

    Three odd Mycalesis

    Many thanks for the reply. Sorry about the confusion of images 1 and 2 being the same butterfly. Those two photos were taken only a few seconds apart,

    DaveChiangMai Yesterday, 10:09 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Three odd Mycalesis

    DSf are extremely difficult to ID especially if there is also doubt whether the reference images are correct or not.

    2 The upperside with

    Psyche 21-Oct-2017, 09:37 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

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    69 Review.


    This is very close to this ID'ed as Maxates variegata.. which is a Bornean endemic. (stated as similar to M. melancholica

    Psyche 21-Oct-2017, 07:21 PM Go to last post
    DaveChiangMai

    Three odd Mycalesis

    Four images of three different butterflies, taken at two sites. Although all these look like dry season forms, all were taken recently toward the end

    DaveChiangMai 21-Oct-2017, 10:50 AM Go to last post
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