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    Here's another one which i'm tempted to say is milleri as well but something about the post-discal band on the hindwing doesn't seem quite right. There's a hint of blue showing through the forewing costal margin
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    The dorsal is a matt blue, even when it was flying so this cannot be due to the angle. Thoughts?
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    Agreed the colour is quite matt (non-reflective)blue, so this s A. milleri.

    The underside does not seem special .
    Still I am saving this up for reference.

    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Thank you Dr Seow!
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    Sharing more alea subgroup individuals that i've seen over the past year. Note the differences in the submarginal markings on the hindwing


    Arhopala best cropped edited resized-min (1).jpg
    Female. Probably sublustris


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    If you are talking of the green scales & black spots, they are marginal marks.
    Still all four looks to be variants of A. sublustris.

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