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  1. #21
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    Added the skippers

    Family : Papilionidae Subfamily : Papilioninae

    1. Troides helena cerberus (Common Birdwing)
    2. Papilio demolion demolion (Banded Swallowtail)
    3. Papilio polytes romulus (Common Mormon)
    4. Graphium sarpedon luctatius (Common Bluebottle)
    5. Graphium agamemnon agamemnon (Tailed Jay)

    Family : Pieridae Subfamily : Pierinae

    6. Delias hyparete metarete (Painted Jezebel)
    7. Leptosia nina malayana (Psyche)
    8. Appias libythea olferna (Striped Albatross)

    Family : Pieridae Subfamily : Coliadinae

    9. Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe (Mottled Emigrant)
    10. Catopsilia pomona pomona (Lemon Emigrant)
    11. Catopsilia scylla cornelia (Orange Emigrant)
    12. Eurema hecabe contubernalis (Common Grass Yellow)

    Family : Nymphalidae Subfamily : Satyrinae

    13. Elymnias panthera panthera (Tawny Palmfly)
    14. Elymnias hypermnestra agina (Common Palmfly)
    15. Lethe europa malaya (Bamboo Tree Brown)
    16. Mycalesis perseus cepheus (Dingy Bush Brown)
    17. Mycalesis visala phamis (Long Brand Bush Brown)
    18. Orsotriaena medus cinerea (Nigger)

    Family : Nymphalidae Subfamily : Nymphalinae

    19. Hypolimnas anomala anomala (Malayan Eggfly)
    20. Hypolimnas bolina jacintha (Jacintha Eggfly)
    21. Doleschallia bisaltide ?bisalitide var. (Autumn Leaf)
    22. Junonia hedonia ida (Chocolate Pansy)
    23. Junonia almana javana (Peacock Pansy)

    Family : Nymphalidae Subfamily : Heliconiinae

    24. Phalanta phalantha phalantha (Leopard)

    Family : Nymphalidae Subfamily : Limenitidinae

    25. Moduza procris milonia (Commander)
    26. Lebadea martha parkeri (The Knight)
    27. Athyma pravara helma (Lance Sergeant)
    28. Neptis hylas papaja (Common Sailor)
    29. Euthalia monina monina (Malay Baron)
    30. Lexias pardalis dirteana (Archduke)

    Family : Lycaeninae Subfamily : Lycaeninae

    31. Chilades pandava pandava (Cycad Blue)
    32. Jamides bochus nabonassar (Dark Caerulean)
    33. Jamides alecto ageladas (The Metallic Caerulean)
    34. Jamides celeno aelianus (Common Caerulean)
    35. Nacaduba beroe neon (Opaque Sixline Blue)
    36. Anthene lycaenina miya (Pointed Ciliate Blue)

    Family : Hesperiidae Subfamily : Hesperiinae

    37. Ancistroides nigrita maura (Chocolate Demon)
    38. Notocrypta paralysos varians (Banded Demon)
    39. Erionota thrax thrax (Banana Skipper) - caterpillar on Banana
    40. Taractrocera archias quinta (Yellow Grass Dart)
    41. Borbo cinnara (Formosan Swift)
    42. Caltoris bromus
    Khew SK
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  2. #22
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    Khew, species 42 in this survey list is not yet in the Singapore checklist.
    I suppose you plan to announce its addition soon(?).
    Horace

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    Default Well done, lads!

    Guys: An excellent job! That's impressive: 42! Congratulations! I do so want to join in one of these great adventures one day! William
    William B. Folsom

  4. #24
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    Went to the Zoo today.

    Adding on to the list :

    Skippers
    - Common Redeye
    - Brown Awl

    Lycaenids
    - Rapala sp. (Too worn out to tell)
    - Peacock Royal (On mistletoe growing on nutmeg tree in herb garden next to fragile forest)
    - Branded Imperial (Flying past outside reptile house)
    - Centaur Oakblue
    - Pale Grass Blue (feeding on bidens at herb garden)
    - Lesser Grass Blue (feeding on bidens at herb garden)
    - Miletus sp. (Unsure, only landed for awhile)

    Swallowtails
    - Lime Butterfly (at carpark)

    Nympahlidae
    - Purple Duke (a few, outside hamadryas baboon enclosure)
    - Rustic (one, at elephant enclosure)
    - Plain Nawab (2, at african side, near zebras)
    - Baron (1, at herb garden)

    Did not manage to shoot all the above, but here are some..

    Common Redeye, saw a few. first record shot



    and a second better shot...



    Brown Awl. Perching in broad daylight on a pillar. Very friendly. wing tip OOF



    Chocolate Demon, very common everywhere



    Centaur Oakblue. Saw a handful here and there.



    Malay Baron, a male feeding on a ginger flower.



    Chocolate pansy, everywhere.


  5. #25
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    Thanks for adding to the list, Lemon.

    Didn't see any Metallic Caeruleans today?
    Khew SK
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  6. #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by Commander View Post
    Thanks for adding to the list, Lemon.

    Didn't see any Metallic Caeruleans today?
    nope,

    couldn't find that butterfly trail with the leea rubra. only seen the metallic caerulean at the torch ginger plantation near NTU.

  7. #27
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    Beautiful Brown Awl
    EC Goh

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