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    Default ID needed for Skippers

    Dear Dr Seow,
    Pls help with the following skippers' id for members, thanks so much.

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    Cher Hern

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    1. Female Baoris farri.
    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-OHKEnvYQF...oris_sp_03.jpg
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/--3hV91wJVr...479-Baoris.jpg


    2.Probably Potanthus omaha male.
    Hard to tell in off-focus shot.
    Veins seem more darkish.
    P. omaha male.
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...thus-omaha.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...obby%20Mun.jpg

    Compare P. ganda males.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-r1T4ajMPu...25286%2529.jpg
    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1898/...1d9cb2cb_b.jpg


    3. Telicota linna.
    Veins across HW band not darken; Paler face & underparts.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-79Gj7N-1G...TL_male_01.jpg


    4. Female Baoris farri.
    Note HW cellend is shaded paler (not always).


    5. Borbo cinnara male.
    Variant with reduced spots.
    Greenish aspect. thicker antennal club; whiter face.
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-KaVjdL_FAM...lt_Khew_01.jpg


    6. Telicota augias. male .Typically very orange.
    More uniform orange including face.; veins not darken.
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Hp7OPF_eJ6...as-augias).jpg

    T. besta male. Veins lightly dark; Face paler.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NbpYa8XexN...0/DSC_0294.JPG


    7. Should be Borbo cinnara. Correction: B. cinnara
    The markings are as for Borbo cinnara.
    However the face is not white ? variant.
    Addendum.
    The face can be off white/ greyish.
    https://singapore.biodiversity.onlin...doptera-000015



    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 05-Aug-2021 at 05:10 AM.

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