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    This species was recently re-discovered in Singapore in 1999. It is relatively rare locally. Sightings of this species have been more frequent in the Southern Ridges than in the Central Catchment Reserve Area. Around noon, the fast-flying adults have been sighted taking nectar at flowering plants in both hill parks and in gardens sited along the fringe of nature reserves. At times several adults could be seen dog-fighting at tree-top level in the mid afternoon.

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    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 Today, 01:40 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Reconfirmation of Nacaduba beroe neon

    Concur with it. A fine shot.


    TL Seow: Cheers.

    Psyche Today, 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 Today, 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 Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 07:49 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Rapala for ID

    Rapala varuna.

    There is a strong suggestion of R. melida here.

    In blowing up the pix, the HW band can be seen to be double-white

    Psyche Yesterday, 07:11 AM Go to last post
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