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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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    Psyche

    ID of Bush Brown

    They are M. perseoides.

    Both species have broadened white striae,

    In M. perseoides the HW dark line have about three teeth,

    Psyche Today, 12:04 AM Go to last post
    David Chan

    ID of Bush Brown

    Dear Dr Seow,

    Are these Burmese Bush Brown (M. perseoides perseoides) or Long Brand Bush Brown (M. visala phamis) butterflies? Photo was

    David Chan Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Butterfly from Fraser's Hill

    TRhis looks correct as Arhopala avanthina. female.
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    Psyche Yesterday, 10:28 PM Go to last post
    David Chan

    Butterfly from Fraser's Hill

    Dear Dr Seow,

    I would appreciate if you help to ID this Oakblue shot at Fraser's Hill in May 2017. Thanks.

    Best regards,

    David Chan Yesterday, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Some Hesperiinae for ID.

    1. Taractrocera archias is right.

    2.Pelopidas agna. The Un. HW is uniformly brown

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    Psyche Yesterday, 07:49 PM Go to last post
    JitLeangFoo

    Some Hesperiinae for ID.

    All recorded at Bt Panjang Butterfly Park, Singapore. 18 Nov 2017

    1.Taractrocera archias?


    2. Pelopidas assamensis?

    JitLeangFoo Yesterday, 01:27 PM Go to last post
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