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    In this fifth part of the series where we discuss the Common Names of Butterflies in the region, we continue our discussion to one species from the Riodinidae family and the species of the Lycaenidae family. In Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4, we framed the background of the naming convention of the English Common Names of butterflies, and also some of the changes in the book by Dr Laurence Kirton.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...tterflies.html
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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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