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    Default Darts shot at Pulau Ubin

    Dear Dr Seow,

    Happy Lunar New Year!
    Appreciate if you could help to ID these darts. I am not sure how to tell them apart.

    .1 IMG_0566v1.1.jpg

    .2 IMG_2047v1.1.jpg

    .3 IMG_2083v1.1.jpg

    .4 IMG_2291v1.1.jpg

    .5 IMG_6786v1.1.jpg

    .6 IMG_7923v1.1.jpg

    Thanks a lot.

    Best regards,
    David Chan

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    1. Matapa aria male ; Note colour & red eye.

    2. Caltoris bromus male ;General brown colour.

    3. Telicota linna female ;Veins not dark dusted ;Underparts pale.

    4. Potanthus serina male ;Note FW spots 4 & 5 . spot 5 is 1/2 of spot 4; HW band with spot 6 at inner corner.

    5. Telicota colon female ;FW spots 4 & 5 distorted.

    6. Baoris farri male ;Note wingshape; HW with pale 'spot' in centre.


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Dear Dr Seow,

    Thanks a lot for helping to ID these skippers. They are simply too difficult for an untrained person to ID them.

    Best regards,
    David Chan

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    Dear Dr Seow,

    Could this dart be a Caltoris bromus?

    IMG_0743v1.1.jpg

    Thanks.
    Best regards,
    David Chan

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    Dear Dr Seow,

    Besides the 7th butterfly in the email above, could you please assist the ID this Swift below:

    .8 Could it be a Contiguous Swift (Polytremis lubricans lubricans)?
    IMG_1240v1.1.jpg

    Thanks for your help.

    Best regards,
    David Chan

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    Dear Dr Seow,

    Could you kindly assist to identify the darts nos: 7 and 8 above. Thanks a lot.

    Best regards,
    David Chan

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    7. Male Baoris farri. Sharper FW with sinuous margin; abdomen barred.

    8. Female Baoris farri ;Longer body shape; abdomen barred.


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Dear Dr Seow,

    Thanks for the IDs. I was far off ... lots more to learn about butterflies LOL

    Best regards.
    David Chan

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