Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Appreciate Oakblue ID

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    140

    Default Appreciate Oakblue ID

    Hi,

    appreciate Oakblue ID, Raffles' Oakblue?

    Upper Seletar Reservoir, 26 March

    Thanks

    Ben Ee

    Awaiting ID 9.4 USRP 260322.jpg
    Ben Ee
    Don't Worry, Be Happy!!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Malaysia
    Posts
    6,557

    Unhappy

    Yes. It should be Arhopala pseudomuta.

    This individual is unusual in have more deeply contrasted spots ,
    It probably have some gene introgression from A. alitaeus.(ie hybrid element.)


    Arhopala pseudomuta pseudomuta.
    Typically with less contrasted spots.
    HW postdiscal spot 6 is generally narrow ,not broadly rounded.
    HW submarginal spots more continuous & bandlike.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...-%20Horace.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...-%20Horace.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...e-wee-Kiat.jpg



    Arhopala alitaeus pardenas.
    The main spots are darker & more strongly contrasted.
    HW postdiscal spot 6 have both side margins broadly rounded.
    HW submarginal spots more separated as lunulate spots.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...wbutterfly/389
    P. Malaysia.
    https://a4.pbase.com/o6/25/686825/1/...3.LC2_0601.jpg
    Thailand SSp mirabella is strongly purple- washed.
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...a-alitaeus.jpg



    TL Seow: Cheers.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    140

    Default

    Hi Dr Seow,

    Thanks for ID keys


    Ben Ee
    Ben Ee
    Don't Worry, Be Happy!!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Join us