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    Post 17.

    28. Telicota besta.

    29. Telicota colon.


    T. augias: Strongly orange; veins not dark-dusted; underparts rather uniformly orange.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Hp7OPF_eJ...as-augias).jpg
    https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-f8o_ke_F-...alm%2BDart.jpg

    T. besta. less orange; HW veins across band may be lightly dark dusted; underpart orange, face paler.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-UaQyq4Qv0...B_adult_01.jpg
    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1rRXJdPYo...ed_male_01.jpg

    T. linna; Underside ground slightly dusky, yellower ; HW veins across band not dark dusted; underpats of abdomen & face paler.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-79Gj7N-1G...TL_male_01.jpg
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-pxufm6yxw...TL_male_02.jpg

    T. colon ;HW veins across band may be darkened; FW spots 4 & 5 staggered out from spot 3.
    https://www.butterflycircle.com/chec...colon2-KSK.jpg
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...n-1080x675.jpg


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Thanks Dr Seow for your explanations and ids

    Some shots taken in the last few months.

    32a.Highlight of this very disruptive and unforgetable year 2020 must be this Swamp Tiger (Danaus affinis malayanus) found in Pulau Ubin
    (see https://butterflycircle.blogspot.com...-for-2020.html)



    32b


    33. Cepora iudith malaya (The Orange Gull)


    34. The Colonel (Pandita sinope sinope)


    36a.Pointed Ciliate Blue (Anthene lycaenina miya)


    36b


    Need id confirmation:

    35a: Caltoris cormasa cormasa


    35b
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    Post 22.

    35a & 35 b.

    35a is correctly C. cormasa.

    35b should be Caltoris bromus.

    If 35 a & 35b are taken by the same camera one after another ,they will have the same colour rendition, yet 35a is typically with the red tone of C. cormasa but 35b is ochreous brown as in C. bromus.
    Further more C. cormasa typically have one lower cellspot (thus Fullstop Swift.)The upper cellspot is absent or very tiny.
    35b show both the cellspots as in typical C. bromus.


    C. cormasa , red tone & upper cellspot tiny or absent.
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/hes/93340001.html
    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-b-kBsIeG7...altoris-sp.jpg
    https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-omWQNL1Lr...perside_01.jpg


    C. bromus ochreous brown; FW cellspot typically two.
    Thailand.
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/hes/93320001.html
    http://www.phuketnaturetours.com/Pag...ae%20Wong%20NP
    Female Taiwan.
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6021/6...f055cc62_z.jpg


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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