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    1. Parnara bada.

    Parnaras are rather difficult.
    UnH spot may be oresent at the cellend.


    P. bada
    spots yellowish; HW spots often small ,well separated; spot 6 often predent.
    UpH spots in space 1b, 2, 3, well separated & equidistant apart.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...450758f3-1.jpg

    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...a58d2815-1.jpg
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...987eac4b-2.jpg


    P. ganga.
    Spots usually yellowish, larger ,on the HW more often conjoined.HW spot 6 absent.
    A small lower cellspot may be present.
    UpF spot 2 nearer spot 1b than spot 3.
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/hes/93040001.html
    http://butterfliesvietnam.blogspot.c...tal-swift.html


    P. apostata.
    Uperrside black FW without cellspot.
    Spots white ,usually large & in line on the UnH.
    FW spots 1b, 2, & 3 close together.
    UnH with a spot 6.

    Probable examples.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...29f9adff-1.jpg
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...6c918c03-1.jpg
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...ba06f234-2.jpg

    P. Malaysia.
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-R1LW7DbcOy...0/DSC_0338.JPG

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    2. Pelopidas mathias.

    Two similar species.

    P. mathias.
    Male with UpF spots 2, & 3 wider , quadrate.
    UnH ground tinged grey, giving an uneven dirty appearance.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...wari_ag999.jpg
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...wari_ak551.jpg


    P. agna.
    Male UpF spots 2 & 3 narrow & rectangular.
    UnH without grey tinge, more evenly brown & neater.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...fc926ac7-6.jpg
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...fc926ac7-7.jpg
    Last edited by Psyche; 05-Dec-2021 at 11:14 PM.

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    3. Telicota colon colon.


    Two species are readily confused.
    HW usually with some veins darken.


    T. colon
    FW spots4 & 5not aligned , wthi also little overlap of spot 4 & 3.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...27d7b5e8-2.jpg
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/me...b762c0b8-1.jpg


    Telicota besta.
    UnF spots 4 & 5 aligned. also moderate to good overlap between spot 3 & 4.
    Singapore & Malaysian males.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6-BjVfqOI...male_up_01.jpg
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-EcRIOq2iv...t_male_-04.jpg
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NbpYa8XexN...0/DSC_0294.JPG

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    4. male, 5 female
    Pelopidas agna.



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    Many many thanks

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