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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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    Psyche

    Skipper ID request

    Post 117.

    When it becomes very worn as here the appearance can be confusing.
    Although the HW have a reddish tone the overall markings

    Psyche 02-Dec-2022, 11:51 PM Go to last post
    Zicky

    Skipper ID request

    Dear Doctor Seow,

    I kindly request this identification for what i suspect is Zographetus species, Zographetus ogygia. The photo credit goes

    Zicky 02-Dec-2022, 09:30 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    Arctornis hipparia.


    This is an enigmatic species in as much as the type location is Singapore.
    Holloway states the following

    Psyche 29-Nov-2022, 05:16 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    Arctornis submarginata.
    Widespread species.
    Range India to Australia.
    A minor pest on tea in NE India. Also feed on Cinnamomum species.

    Psyche 27-Nov-2022, 07:55 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    Yes.
    A. singaporensis; No discal spot; no corrugation, green veins ;vein-stripes enhanced in the female.


    Corrugation : formings

    Psyche 27-Nov-2022, 07:22 PM Go to last post
    Zicky

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    Dear Doctor Seow,

    Would then this observation be faded female Arctornis singaporensis?
    I do not understand the part where scale structure

    Zicky 27-Nov-2022, 11:29 AM Go to last post
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