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    Psyche

    Neptis species

    The 3 species in which the FW ceel bar has a fracture line or is broken are Neptis hylas ,N. sappho & Phaedyma columella.

    P. collumella

    Psyche Yesterday, 06:21 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Possible Arhopala allata

    I concur it is likely A. allata.
    In fact I wanted to change the ID long ago, but all the examples of A. allata seen have a rather straight FW band,

    Psyche Yesterday, 05:16 PM Go to last post
    atronox

    Possible Arhopala allata

    Thx for the confirmation!

    Dr Seow, if you're referring to this post, i think it's also allata because the post-discal band on the forewing

    atronox Yesterday, 04:27 AM Go to last post
    DJHiker

    Neptis species

    In my photo collection there are a number of Neptis specimen from Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam that I tentatively labeled as Neptis hylas.
    However,

    DJHiker Yesterday, 12:03 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Possible Arhopala allata

    Concur it is A. allata.

    This & the related A. delta were recorded in Singapore.
    I recalled Federick has an Arhopala taken a decade

    Psyche 21-May-2019, 04:12 PM Go to last post
    AJPembo

    Bornean (Sabah) Lycaenids - ID help please

    Thank you so much for the response and the explanations!. Very much appreciated.

    AJPembo 21-May-2019, 08:04 AM Go to last post
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