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Thread: ID Help Please

  1. #1
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    Default ID Help Please

    I shot this skipper way back in 2015. Is this a Small Branded Swift or Conjoined Swift?

    Thanks in Advance!
    20150613-Small Branded Swift02-JEG.jpg
    Bob Cheong

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    Female Pelopidas agna.


    P. mathias :Small ;spots buff, off-white; Underside ground colour uneven ,with whitish(-grey) shadings.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...ft%20-bene.jpg
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Zld9bl5mdB...S_adult_01.jpg


    P. agna :Small/medium ; Underside ground colour more uniformly brown.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Hw681ALm5F...ded+Swift+.jpg
    https://www.thaibutterflies.com/wp-c...pidas-agna.jpg


    P. conjunctus :Medium/large ; Underside fairly uniform brown; FW spots yellow,large ;HW spots white.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-FvDO3Lfw_...lt_Khew_03.jpg
    https://www.thaibutterflies.com/wp-c...conjunctus.jpg


    P. assamensis :Large ;spots white on both wings; antenna broadly white-banded.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...0Ben%20Jin.jpg
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-GvO4d_AYVk...0/DSC_0263.JPG


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Thank you so much Dr Seow!

    Bob Cheong

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