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    Default Arhopala ID please.

    Dear Dr Seow,

    Could you please help ID this Arhopala please? It was taken in Panti, Johor.


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    Thanks,
    Cheng Ai

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    Arhopala norda ronda.
    Upperside male with broad border.
    Underside HW faint white spot on tornal cilia; V spot in space 1b well-shaped.

    Four similar species .

    A. HW with a white tornal spot on the cilia ( may be difficult to see in worn specimen or low-res pix).

    A1. A. moolaiana ;HW V spot very fat.UpF with narrow border in the male.
    http://www.samuibutterflies.com/02_i...oolaiana.v.jpg

    A2 A. norda ; HW with v spot narrow ,well-formed. UpF male with broad border.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qWQahWRmjR...C_0077-001.JPG


    B. HW without a white spot on tornal cilia.

    B1. A. amphimuta : HW with V spot well formed with equal arms ;UpF male with narrow border.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-J9Xmngyim6...+amphimuta.jpg

    B2. A major: HW with V spot irregular, arms unequal or distorted; UpF male with broad border.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-adki2BwuGB...t_Ellen_01.jpg
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lvsVe5vIRj...onathan_01.jpg


    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 07-Dec-2019 at 11:29 PM.

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    Thank you so much, Dr Seow.

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