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    Default Skippers from Tripura for ID

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    All images are taken in Tripura, India...

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    1. Pelopidas agna.
    UnH with even brown colour, not unevenly shaded .
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelopi...SC2992_(2).JPG

    P. mathias ;Undersdie greyer brown with uneven shadings.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...be_%282%29.jpg


    2. Borbo bevani. (FW spot 2 & 3 are unusual here.)
    UpF with smaller ,neater spots usually; no or obscure spot in space 1b.
    UnH with spots poorly defined.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...0d2810f0-1.jpg
    http://dearlep.tw/images/Papilionoid...E%E8%8A%B3.jpg

    B. cinnara ;FW always with a prominent spot in space 1b ;UnH spots well-defined.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...Saji_ad956.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check..._Horace_01.jpg
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    3. Caltoris probably C. plebeia.

    UpF without cellspots thus either C. kumara or plebeia.

    C. kumara FW often 3 subapical spots ;UnH medium brown often with spots inspace 2 or 3.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp...altoris-kumara

    C. plebeia ;UnH deep purplish ferruginous brown ;FW subapical spots two or one.


    4. Caltoris bromus. UpF with two cellspots. UnH dark brown with an ochreous overlay in the male. Female often with spots in space 2 & 3.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/7486/1...0d4c758b_b.jpg
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6209/6...eef349c36e.jpg
    http://old.hkls.org/images/Caltoris_bromus.jpg

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    5. Pelopidas mathias. UnH greysih brown with uneven shadings.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...be_%282%29.jpg

    6. Pelopidas agna UnH with uniform brown colour.

    7. Pelopidas mathias..

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    8. Parnara probably P. bada.
    UnH spots close but unusually bigger at the top.
    General appearance is P. bada.
    Possibility of P. apostata ; (P. apostata ;Upside almost black ;UnH spots white. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qtL__xzJRf...0/DSC_0336.JPG )

    9. Pithauria probably right as P. stramineipennis..Rather worn.antennae orange-tipped.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_0EK80AsaR7...00-Skipper.jpg

    10. Parnara ganga; UnH spots close ,beige, no spot 6.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/1933/4...666e193a_b.jpg
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-R91gL8h9sC...a%2Bganga1.jpg


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