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  1. #1
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    Default ID help please

    Dear Dr Seow,

    Please assist with the ID of the following:

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    Many thanks,

    Regards,
    Cheng Ai

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    1. Lampides boeticus.
    Twin spots & wavy white bands.
    http://www.learnaboutbutterflies.com...08824-001a.jpg


    2. Nacaduba sanaya male. 4-line blue.
    Bands without the inner dark striae.
    FW postdiscal band dislocated at vein 6.
    Black tornal spot without metallic scales.
    https://wingscales.com/content/record/410-1-e0bfc.jpg


    3. Cephrenes trichopepla. female.
    HW band deeper orange than ground colour, with a nipple-like spot 6 at the top.
    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d9/16...a18b4cbce0.jpg


    4. Potanthus mingo female.


    5. Taractrocera archias female.
    Note antennal club rounded.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...20-%20Khew.jpg


    The Potanthus species in Singapore.


    A. Abdominal end with a prominent black band.

    1. P. mingo.
    Small FW 12/13 mm. FW spots overlap variable; HW band edged with dark spots.
    Male Singapore.
    https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-iop_f9Jev...oDart-JonS.jpg
    Female Thailand.
    https://www.dnp.go.th/FOREMIC/NForem...ingo%20(6).JPG

    2. P. juno. FW 13 mm.
    FW typically with two subapical spots , the third spot 8 absent or vestigial.
    FW spot 5 smaller than spot 4.
    Male & female Singapore.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-eLxO6Cqrl-...it%2BBrown.jpg
    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/i...j7WwA&usqp=CAU
    Male Thailand.
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...o-1080x724.jpg

    3. P. trachala. large FW 14/15 mm.
    FW spots 4 & 5 with no overlap; spots spiky.
    HW with combination spots 4 & 5 more projected out.
    Male & female Singapore.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kvlAhJLLsd...la-tytleri.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check..._female_01.jpg

    4. P. serina. FW 16mm.
    FW spot 5 smaller than spot 4.
    HW band with a small spot 6 on inner corner.
    HW shaded darker brown not blackish.
    Male & female Singapore.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...rina-Bobby.jpg
    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/_rzo8wjfyC...t_female_c.jpg


    B. Abdominal end yellow.

    5.P. confucius. FW 13/14 mm. Veins not dark dusted.
    FW upperside typically with a continuous single band in the male , variably less in the female.
    UnF spots 4 & 5 usually with broad overlap above & below them.
    Male & female Singapore.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-B2W0fVicLA...-confucius.jpg
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-nfGuHY9hc3...28TBC%2529.jpg
    Male upperside Thailand.
    https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/16984275


    6. P. omaha. FW 12mm.
    Veins darken above & below. Dull yellow.
    UnH ground very lightly shaded.
    Males & females Singapore.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...obby%20Mun.jpg
    https://www.learnaboutbutterflies.co...aha%20001a.jpg
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-4O8gFkmT2t...28TBC%2529.jpg
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-DaXbrMj8OB...s%2BSarina.jpg


    7. P. ganda FW 12/13 mm.Veins not or lightly dark- dusted.
    More orange; HW dark shadings heavier.
    Male. Female Singapore.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-QZmu9xfHUG...Bunderside.jpg
    https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-e_HuBihng..._underside.jpg

    Forms with more pronounced vein darkening, perhaps hybrid with P. omaha.
    Male. female Singapore.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-L3ew9ztkIk...thus-ganda.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...Dart-KohCH.jpg



    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 03-Jun-2021 at 05:05 AM. Reason: typo

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    Thank you so much, Dr Seow!

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