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    Default ID needed for Skipper

    Dear Dr Seow,
    Is this Potanthus omaha omaha or Potanthus trachala tytleri? Thanks!
    Cher Hern

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    Potanthus omaha male.
    Smaller species; FW with spots 4 & 5 overlapping at least the spot below them( spot 3).
    HW with uppermost spot (combined spot 4 + 5) barely projected outwards.
    Underside lightly shaded.
    Abdominal end yellow.
    http://a4.pbase.com/g4/25/686825/2/1...1.Buz1tBHC.jpg

    Potanthus trachala. mediumlarge .
    FW with spot 4 & 5 not overlapping the spots above or below them ; they are connecte3d by the spikes.
    FW spots with deely concave outer margins, & appearing spiky.
    HW uppermost spot 4 + 5 projedted strongly outwards towards margin.
    Heavier dark edgings.
    Abdominal end with a strong black band.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kvlAhJLLsd...la-tytleri.jpg

    TL Seow: Cheers.

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