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    Default ID help needed (29 June 2022)

    Dear Dr Seow, Pls help with the following IDs, thank you!

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    1. Male Potanthus serina.

    Abdominal end with a prominent black band.
    FW spot 5 smaller than spot 4.
    HW often with a small spot 6 at inner corner of band.
    Field shots & variation can make Idying rather confusing.
    Males.
    https://i.pinimg.com/736x/d7/80/fb/d...93f41908f6.jpg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...043/large.jpeg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...408/large.jpeg

    FW subapical spot may be much reduced.
    This make it confusingly similar to P. juno, but the HW upper spot of band is rectangular ,not rounded.
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...213/large.jpeg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...927/large.jpeg




    P. juno is very similar.
    FW spot 5 smaller than spot 4.
    FW subapical spot 8 absent or vestigial.
    HW upper spot of band rounded.

    Male India.
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4053/4...047e4a9a80.jpg
    Singapore male & female.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-eLxO6Cqrl-...it%2BBrown.jpg
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-WroJpPq0U...Dart-KohCH.jpg




    P. mingo is more heaviliy dark shaded & FW spots 4 & 5 are equal.
    Male CCA.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-f3wB2A2ujB...0/_MG_1531.jpg
    Male P. Ubin.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EGfuIVmIA...nthus%2Bsp.JPG
    Female P. Semakau.
    https://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b...ngeSkipper.jpg
    Pair. Location unknown.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tFtROXZYi...us%2Bmingo.JPG




    P. trachala.
    FW spots 4 & 5 no overlap with the spots above & below.
    Males.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kvlAhJLLsd...la-tytleri.jpg
    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1898/...2e6e499a_b.jpg
    Female.
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...5453/large.jpg


    The other 3 species P. omaha, ganda & confucius have the abdominal ends yellow, althpugh the female have some dark shadings.
    P.ganda male.
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...7896/large.jpg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...6491/large.jpg


    P. confucius male.
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...8629/large.jpg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...6410/large.jpg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...9032/large.jpg

    Male P. omaha upperside for comparison; Note veins on FW band are dark/black.
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...635/large.jpeg
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...453/large.jpeg




    2. Male Cephrenes acalle.
    Veins black ;band edged in black sharp spots.
    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/i...dMu44&usqp=CAU


    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 29-Jun-2022 at 08:33 PM.

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