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    In the 7th instalment of the series Butterflies' Favourite Nectaring plants, we feature an invasive weed that has become quite common in the wastelands and even cultivated gardens in Singapore. It is interesting to note that two or three decades ago, this plant (usually split into two different species) was largely unknown in Singapore. However, in recent years, it has somehow become quite widespread across the island.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...-plants-7.html
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    Commander

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Thanks, Dr Seow! This was shot by Jonathan Soong, and we're using it in a forthcoming Butterfly Brochure that we are working with NParks to launch some

    Commander Yesterday, 11:53 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id help please

    13 is also probably T. tibetiana since the pale line adjacent to the dark postmedial is practically obsolete.


    Other confirmed examples

    Psyche Yesterday, 01:40 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Concur with it. A fine shot.


    TL Seow: Cheers.

    Psyche Yesterday, 01:31 PM Go to last post
    Commander

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Dr Seow, based on the ID keys that you have given, I have put this shot as a Nacaduba beroe neon. Would appreciate if you could confirm?

    Commander Yesterday, 12:05 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID help with Caerulean, please!

    A single pic taken by Federick years ago suggest strongly that J. pura is extant in Singapore.

    This female have FW submarginal spots lunulate,

    Psyche 12-Jun-2021, 08:06 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID Review

    4 is more likely to be Jamides pura pura.

    There are examples of J. pura in which the FW submarginal spot 2 have straight margins.

    Psyche 12-Jun-2021, 07:49 AM Go to last post
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