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    Default Rapala manea?

    Is this Rapala manea? The wing colour is rather dark.

    SF_adult_male_underside_01.jpg
    SF_adult_male_upperside_01.jpg
    Horace

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    It is R. manea
    The male is blue shot on both wings ,often only the FW blue gloss is obvious.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/--_OcJrIvZG...ea_chozeba.png
    https://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?...s=640&mobile=1

    In the similar R. scintilla only the HW is blueshot, so that in fieldshots, the FW is dark brown.
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/lyc4/84070001.html


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    Many thanks, Dr Seow, for the ID confirmation.
    Horace

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