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    Default ID confirmation needed for a Ring

    Dear Dr Seow,
    Is this Malayan Six-Ring (Ypthima fasciata torone), presence of a sixth ocelli?
    Thanks!
    Cher Hern

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    Ypthima horsfieldii .

    Spots 2 & 3 are relatively small & well apart.
    The presence of an extra small spot is immaterial.

    Ypthima fasciata is readily ID'ed by all the ocelli are arranged in a slight curve & two strong parallel dark straight bands.
    http://www.samuibutterflies.com/02_i...fasciata.v.jpg


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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