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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

    Posts from Meghalaya for ID

    I seem to have miss this thread earlier.

    1. Spindasis syama.
    Yellow ground space usually not wider than bands ; FW postdiscal short

    Psyche 09-Jul-2020, 11:43 PM Go to last post
    ButterflyWitch

    Id need confirmation

    Thank u so very much for the valuable guidance & suggestions, sir.....this will definitely help in my future expeditions...

    ButterflyWitch 07-Jul-2020, 10:37 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id need confirmation

    9. Phaedyma columella ?martabana

    FW with spot 2 & 3 wide.
    Male with a large spot in space 1a & a tiny one above it in space

    Psyche 07-Jul-2020, 10:16 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id need confirmation

    7. Neptis nata.
    The markings are much as in N. nata.
    FW submarginal spots slightly curved in ; spots generally small; Underside grey brown;

    Psyche 07-Jul-2020, 09:56 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id need confirmation

    6. Telicota bambusae.


    T. bambusae smaller FW 15mm. FW band relatively broad ;UpF space 2 base usually black, but sometimes orange

    Psyche 07-Jul-2020, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id need confirmation

    4 & 5. Koruthaialos sindu.

    The two K. sindu & rubecula are frequently confused & there are numerous misIDs on the web.

    Psyche 07-Jul-2020, 06:22 PM Go to last post
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