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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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    DJHiker

    Neptis species

    Thanks for your comprehensive clarification.
    Regards,
    David

    DJHiker Yesterday, 08:21 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Neptis species

    The 3 species in which the FW cell bar has a fracture line or is broken are Neptis hylas ,N. sappho & Phaedyma columella.

    P. collumella

    Psyche 22-May-2019, 06:21 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Possible Arhopala allata

    I concur it is likely A. allata.
    In fact I wanted to change the ID long ago, but all the examples of A. allata seen have a rather straight FW band,

    Psyche 22-May-2019, 05:16 PM Go to last post
    atronox

    Possible Arhopala allata

    Thx for the confirmation!

    Dr Seow, if you're referring to this post, i think it's also allata because the post-discal band on the forewing

    atronox 22-May-2019, 04:27 AM Go to last post
    DJHiker

    Neptis species

    In my photo collection there are a number of Neptis specimen from Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam that I tentatively labeled as Neptis hylas.
    However,

    DJHiker 22-May-2019, 12:03 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Possible Arhopala allata

    Concur it is A. allata.

    This & the related A. delta were recorded in Singapore.
    I recalled Federick has an Arhopala taken a decade

    Psyche 21-May-2019, 04:12 PM Go to last post
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