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    ButterflyCircle is an on-line community of passionate butterfly enthusiasts who share a common interest in Nature's flying jewels. It was started by a small handful of Nature lovers who have been observing butterflies since their childhood days.

    The group soon gathered many photographers and researchers who share the common interest of observing and photographing butterflies in their natural environment as well as conserving these beautiful creatures.

    Our active members hail mainly from Singapore and Malaysia, the <a href="www.butterflycircle.com">ButterflyCircle Forums</a> has members from throughout the world. All sharing a common interest in butterflies through photography, studying and observing them in the field.

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    To create an appreciation of butterflies in their natural environment through photography, field observations and environmentally-friendly means.
    To study the life history and habitats of butterflies so as to build up biodiversity checklists and database of host plants and other information to aid in conservation strategies to preserve as many species as possible for future generations to enjoy.
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    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 Yesterday, 11:51 PM Go to last post

    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 Yesterday, 09:30 PM Go to last post

    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

    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

    Arctornis in Singapore.

    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

    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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