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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.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...rflies_24.html
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    Commander

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Thanks, Dr Seow! This was shot by Jonathan Soong, and we're using it in a forthcoming Butterfly Brochure that we are working with NParks to launch some

    Commander Yesterday, 11:53 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id help please

    13 is also probably T. tibetiana since the pale line adjacent to the dark postmedial is practically obsolete.


    Other confirmed examples

    Psyche Yesterday, 01:40 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Concur with it. A fine shot.


    TL Seow: Cheers.

    Psyche Yesterday, 01:31 PM Go to last post
    Commander

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Dr Seow, based on the ID keys that you have given, I have put this shot as a Nacaduba beroe neon. Would appreciate if you could confirm?

    Commander Yesterday, 12:05 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID help with Caerulean, please!

    A single pic taken by Federick years ago suggest strongly that J. pura is extant in Singapore.

    This female have FW submarginal spots lunulate,

    Psyche 12-Jun-2021, 08:06 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID Review

    4 is more likely to be Jamides pura pura.

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    Psyche 12-Jun-2021, 07:49 AM Go to last post
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