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    Default ID Needed for Skipper

    Happy New Year to you Dr Seow! Please help with the ID of this skipper. Is this Telicota augias augias? Thanks!
    Cher Hern

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    Male Telicota colon.
    Note FW spots 3, 4, & 5 staggered outwards.
    spot 3 (partly hidden by the HW) with strongly concave margin; little overlap with spot 4 & spot 5 a bit further out.
    Examples.
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-iRfNeV5wQz...t-LemonTea.jpg
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9Lmf9JlEUW...n%2Bstinga.jpg

    Happy New Year to you too!

    TL Seow:Cheers.

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    Thanks to Dr Seow for the ID.
    Please take a look at the swifts, are they both Pelopidas mathias mathias? Thanks!
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    Post 3.

    1 Pelopidas mathias female. Note HW with a cellspot.

    2. Borbo cinnara female; Note HW without a cellspot.
    Typical spots 2 ,3 ,& 6 on HW; body hair usually noticeably greenish.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Sb5yBrUxKK...osan+Swift.jpg

    TL Seow:Cheers.

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    Dr Seow, Please help with this ID. Is this Telicota colon stinga? Thanks!
    Cher Hern

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    Post 3
    Telicota besta male .FW spot 4 & 5 in line .Compare with T. colon in post 1.
    HW with veins lightly dark-dusted.

    TL Seow:Cheers.

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