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    Default ID help- Caltoris Philippina Philippina?

    Hi Dr Seow,

    Greetings from Singapore. Request ID help for this swift sighted at Dairy Farm Nature Park. Is this Caltoris Philippina Philippina?

    Thanks
    Ramesh
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    Caltoris malaya.

    Both C. malaya & philippina have no FW cellspot.

    C. malaya have rounder FWs & is dark brown.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sEtiy2_aX...M_adult_02.jpg
    https://v3.boldsystems.org/pics/HSPE...1284907284.JPG


    C. philippina have narrower & sharper FWs. Underside is greenish ochreous & body hairs are also partially green.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-PKpJ0RdKM...-Chir-4237.png
    https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dUpUIge8A...ld_male_01.jpg


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Thanks and appreciate the ID and pointers.

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