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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.

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    Zicky

    Skipper ID request

    Dear Doctor Seow,

    Here are some new skipper

    1 -
    This skipper is the size of a caltoris, big as a biden pilosa. FW vein

    Zicky Today, 04:36 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID requests

    This is one of the female from Pulau Ubin.
    https://static.inaturalist.org/photo...468/large.jpeg

    I was emailed another similar

    Psyche 12-Aug-2022, 12:58 AM Go to last post
    LJK1410

    ID requests

    Thank you for all the inputs Dr Seow and Aaron! Hopefully there would be more individuals of this elusive species seen in the near future

    LJK1410 11-Aug-2022, 04:04 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID requests

    Yes. I would concede Aaron is correct.

    Both are female Rapala cowani females.


    My confusion stem from the fact that

    Psyche 11-Aug-2022, 03:33 AM Go to last post
    LJK1410

    ID requests

    Hi Dr Seow, I would agree more with Aaron at least for the second individual, the ground colour seems too greyish from that of the regular pale brown

    LJK1410 11-Aug-2022, 03:23 AM Go to last post
    atronox

    ID requests

    The Rapala are female Rapala cowani- the greyish ventral ground colour (from all angles and under different lighting conditions- the orange scales around

    atronox 11-Aug-2022, 01:41 AM Go to last post
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