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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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    Butterfly Sightings in Hong Kong 2016

    Thanks Dr Seow

    78. Looks like the Parnara guttata


    79 : Dichorragia nesimachus (The Constable)

    Peacock Royal Yesterday, 10:02 PM Go to last post
    Tai LA

    ID help please

    Thank you, Dr Seow!

    Tai LA 28-Apr-2017, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID help please

    Both are Jamides celeno.

    A useful feature of practically all Jamides here is that the white lines form a sharp spike near the lower margin

    Psyche 28-Apr-2017, 08:20 PM Go to last post
    Tai LA

    ID help please

    Taken at Taman Botani Negara, Shah Alam, yesterday. Are these Jamides celena?



    Tai LA 28-Apr-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
    Banded Yeoman

    Rapala dieneces?

    Thanks Aaron and Dr Seow for the clarification! Glad to have a more-or-less benchmark record that I can compare future sightings to.

    Banded Yeoman 27-Apr-2017, 08:37 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Rapala dieneces?

    Agreed this is R. dieneces female, but is quite typical.

    The two can be quite confusing.
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    Psyche 27-Apr-2017, 08:08 PM Go to last post
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