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    In his third book on Indian butterflies, Bombay Natural History Society Deputy Director Isaac Kehimkar describes 1,025 species and subspecies butterflies that occur in the Indian subcontinent. His two earlier books, Common Butterflies of India and The Book of Indian Butterflies (2008) had been well received, and this third book takes it to another level, covering a much larger number of species than previously featured.

    Read the full article @ http://butterflycircle.blogspot.sg/2...-of-india.html
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    Psyche

    ID help needed for Arhopala

    Correction.

    Much more likely to be Arhopala athada athada.
    There is probably some hybrid element here.

    However A.

    Psyche Yesterday, 01:52 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id help needed for skipper

    Most likely male Caltoris bromus.

    There is a relatively large upper cellspot present, indicating there will be two cellspot.

    Psyche Yesterday, 12:03 AM Go to last post
    Blue Nawab

    Id help needed for skipper

    Dear Dr Seow,
    Pls help with the skipper id for member.
    Is this Malayan Swift (Caltoris malaya)? Thanks!

    Blue Nawab 24-Jul-2021, 10:22 PM Go to last post
    Psyche

    Id help for Dacalana

    It is Dacalana cotys female.

    Past discussion is flawed by the confusing images on the web.
    The white markings are variable ? seasonal.

    Psyche 24-Jul-2021, 07:50 AM Go to last post
    ButterflyWitch

    Id help for Dacalana

    Good evening Dr. Seow Sir

    My suspected id is Dacalana cotys, due to its thickened/wide white band on underwing, & the band not widening

    ButterflyWitch 24-Jul-2021, 01:45 AM Go to last post
    Psyche

    ID help needed for Arhopala

    Yes, it is A. silhetensis ardorea. Correction: Arhopala athada.

    Some examples of A. silhetensis have HW spot 6 broader, astride spot 5

    Psyche 22-Jul-2021, 12:55 AM Go to last post
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