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    Default Skippers for ID

    Dear Dr Seow, please help with the ID based on open wings of the skippers for members, thanks so much!
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    Cher Hern

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    1. Pelopidas probably P. mathias female.

    The female of the two are nearly identical above.

    Female P. mathias; A line through the two cellspots move closer to the spot in space 1b, may touch it, & continue below the spot ( view in a ser specimen).
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-f8ydI8r9_...perside_01.jpg

    Female P. agna; A line thru the two cellspots move away from the spot in space 1b & so does not pass underneath this spot.
    https://www.butterflycircle.com/chec..._female_02.jpg




    2. Iambrix salsala.
    UnF is uniformly brown.
    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pr...Y7H8nXHIoFMTPw
    https://singapore.biodiversity.onlin...e3a09754a2.jpg

    Similar. I. stellifer; UnF apical area a paler brown.
    https://www.samuibutterflies.com/02_...tellifer.v.jpg
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-M-8AngeCk...lt_Khew_02.jpg



    3. Caltoris malaya male.
    FW cell without cellspot, rusty brown ; FW spots wellspaced; antennal club more gradual.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-m1O18RS0-...M_adult_01.jpg
    https://res.cloudinary.com/ppc1/imag...d0wempfdea.jpg


    Similar.
    Caltoris philippina. Sharper FW; greenish ochreous; greenish body hairs.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-PKpJ0RdKM...-Chir-4237.png


    Parnara bada ;Antennal club abruptly thicken, stubby; FW spots 2 , 3 & 4 closer.; greyer ochreous brown tone.
    https://lepidoptera.eu/minipic/24075/1/2017-05-18
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/hes/93050001.html



    TL Seow: Cheers.

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