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    In his third book on Indian butterflies, Bombay Natural History Society Deputy Director Isaac Kehimkar describes 1,025 species and subspecies butterflies that occur in the Indian subcontinent. His two earlier books, Common Butterflies of India and The Book of Indian Butterflies (2008) had been well received, and this third book takes it to another level, covering a much larger number of species than previously featured.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...-of-india.html
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    itsmemei

    Which Horaga?

    Thanks, Dr Seow

    itsmemei 19-Jan-2022, 12:10 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    2 Catochrysops for ID

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    Catochrysops panormus.
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    Psyche 18-Jan-2022, 10:27 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Which Horaga?

    It is a female H. onyx.
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    Psyche 18-Jan-2022, 09:35 PM Go to last post
    itsmemei

    Which Horaga?

    Thank you, Dr Seow.

    I believe that the following Horaga is also H. onyx, based on the ID key that the UnH white band cut across vein 1a?

    itsmemei 18-Jan-2022, 05:05 PM Go to last post
    JitLeangFoo

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    JitLeangFoo 18-Jan-2022, 02:59 PM Go to last post
    Tai LA

    ID help with these Arhopalas please

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    Tai LA 18-Jan-2022, 02:21 PM Go to last post
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