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  • A Revision to the Common Names of Butterflies Part 7 : An Analysis and Discussion of Name Changes



    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

    Please help to ID

    Post 4.

    None of the features are absolute so it could still be a female N. sanaya.

    Your post 4 image raised more question

    Psyche Today, 07:09 PM Go to last post
    JitLeangFoo

    Which Telicota?

    YAY! Now I have all 4 Telicota caterpillars!

    Thank you.

    JitLeangFoo Today, 05:27 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Which Telicota?

    You do have a female Telicota colon there.
    FW spot 4 & 5 are not aligned fully , spot 5 being set a bit out from spot 4 ; margins of spots strongly

    Psyche Today, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    JitLeangFoo

    Which Telicota?

    I found a batch of caterpillars feeding on Lalang and they end up as a Telicota. The caterpillars looks different from the T.augias, T.besta and T.linna

    JitLeangFoo Today, 12:01 PM Go to last post
    JitLeangFoo

    Please help to ID

    Could it be an aberration for a N.sanaya as we found another N.sanaya nearby.

    JitLeangFoo Today, 11:55 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Please help to ID

    There are a lot of variations in each species & the key features are not precise.
    Looking thru the Bornean Nacadubas N. solta is out of the

    Psyche Today, 07:46 AM Go to last post
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