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    Default Some problematic Curetis sp

    I have reviewed all my Curetis images (more than 100), but have a few odd ones causing difficulties. Some feedback on these would be greatly appreciated please.

    Image 1. Khlong Saeng WS, Surat Thani, peninsula Thailand.
    I think Curetis bulis stigmata
    A01 sp - Khlong Saeng 01.JPG

    Image 2. Khlong Saeng WS, Surat Thani, peninsula Thailand.
    I think Curetis sperthis sperthis
    A02 - Khlong Saeng 01.JPG

    Image 3. Phu Khieo WS, ne Thailand.
    Not sure if Curetis bulis bulis or Curetis acuta dentata. I think bulis.
    A03 - Phu Khieo 01.JPG

    Image 4. Phu Khieo WS, ne Thailand.
    Not sure if Curetis bulis bulis or Curetis acuta dentata. I think acuta.
    A04 Phu Khieo 02.JPG

    Image 5. Krung Ching, s Thailand.
    I think Curetis bulis stigmata.
    A05 Bright Sunbeam (Curetis bulis stigmata - Krung Ching 01.JPG

    Image 6. Khao Luang (at 900 metres), s Thailand.
    Not at all sure of this one.
    A06 b4272 Bright Sunbeam (Curetis bulis stigmata) - Khao Ramrom 01.JPG

    Image 7. Kaeng Krachan, peninsula Thailand.
    I think Curetis saronis indosinica, but very nicely marked in contrast the those I usually see.
    A07 Kaeng Krachan 01.JPG

    Image 8a. Kanchanaburi province, w Thailand.
    Not sure of this one. C. bulis bulis?
    A08 Bright Sunbeam (Curetis bulis bulis) - Thong Pha Phum 01.JPG

    Image 8b. Same individual as 8a.
    A09 Bright Sunbeam (Curetis bulis bulis) - Thong Pha Phum 02.JPG

    Image 9.Kuiburi NP, Petchaburi, n Peninsula Thailand.
    I think Curetis saronis indosinica.
    A10 Kuiburi 01.JPG

    With thanks.

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    1.C. santana :FW band oblique;HW discal(central) marks(spots) in space 6 & 7 in line ; submarginal marks in space 6 & 7 out of line.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-t9119-E8An...S_adult_05.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...20-%20Mark.jpg

    2. C. sperthis is probably correct :HW space 7 mostly black ; FW orange patch variable .
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/lyc3/84070001.html

    3, & 4.
    Curetis bulis; HW discal mark in space 7 large crecentic, mark in space 6 small & tucked underneath ,their alignment passing roughly parallel to cellend ; submarginal marks in space 6 & 7 aligned end to end.
    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/7...9a52def1_c.jpg
    https://wingscales.com/content/record/172-1-cde3f.jpg
    https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8753/...fa19268d_b.jpg
    http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Butterf..._070702139.jpg
    http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Butterf...070501031B.jpg

    5. Probably correct as C. bulis. FW orange patch narrow.

    6. Curetis sperthis ;FW band bent, becoming parallel to outer margin.
    https://a4.pbase.com/g1/25/686825/2/...2.4BHSMFVB.jpg

    7. C. saronis : C. tagalica is similar but legs are banded black.

    8. C. acuta dentata.Upperside show black tooth mark (ie dentate).
    UnH discal marks in space 6 & 7 , their alignment joining the upper end of the cellend mark; submarginal marks in space 6 & 7 (if present) out of alignment.
    Dsf underside markings more irregular but shape distinctive.
    https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/C...aMMUpUnAC1.jpg
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-V1hJc3kzo5...%2BSunbeam.jpg
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U-AIzwUajC...d+Sunbeam).jpg

    9. female Curetis saronis.

    TL Seow: Cheers.
    PS. The underside of C. bulis & acuta can be almost identical.
    Last edited by Psyche; 14-Jun-2018 at 06:31 AM. Reason: add. pix.

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    Many thanks for the corrections and confirmations and the notes.

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