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    Default ID help needed (22 Dec 2021)

    Dear Dr Seow,
    Pls help with the grass yellow id. Thank you very much!

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    Last edited by Blue Nawab; 23-Dec-2021 at 12:52 AM.
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    All are Eurema hecabe.
    E. hecabe lacks the identifying features in the other species.


    E. brigitta.
    FW without cellspot; HW with a diffuse fascia(band) running in space 4, 5, & 6, & 2 similar diffuse lunules in space 2 & 3; HW tornal margin straight.
    Female HW paler.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...na/NBGY_02.jpg
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/_rzo8wjfyC...emale_01_c.jpg


    Eurema sari.
    FW a single cellspot & a solid squarish brown apical patch.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...20-%20Loke.jpg


    E,simulatrix.
    FW with 2 cellspots; FW apical patch broken by diffuse yellow spots.
    HW postdiscal spot 7 a straight bar; always a small curve spot at the base of space 7.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...essa---Khe.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...obby%20Mun.jpg


    E. blanda
    FW with 3 cellspot. May have apical patch resembling E. simulatrix.
    HW postdiscal spot 7 short, often curved (lunulate); a small spot at the base of space 7.
    https://static.inaturalist.org/photo...5460/large.jpg
    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-bTDVU6Dcj...Y_adult_02.jpg


    E. andersonii
    FW with a single cellspot .FW black border inner margins in space 2 & 3 aligned with apex.
    HW postdiscal spot 7 a sinuous streak.
    https://alokesahu.files.wordpress.co...7/img_3157.jpg


    E. lacteola.
    FW with single cellspot .HW spot 7 sinuous streak.
    FW inner margins of black border in space 2 & 3 slant towards costa (as in hecabe); HW margin not angular like in hecabe.
    Male is greenish yellow .Female is greenish white.
    https://static.inaturalist.org/photo.../original.jpeg
    https://static.inaturalist.org/photo...1/original.jpg (Doubtful)
    Type specimen is a female from Singapore.
    https://archive.org/details/rhopaloc...p?view=theater


    E. ada.
    FW with two cellspot; FW apex rounded off, the outer margin curving towards the apex.
    HW postdiscal spot 7 usually sinuous.
    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-vbBsDHL9I...0/DSC_0032.JPG
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/--5QAPFyoF...u/DSC_0110.JPG


    E. hecabe
    FW cellspot 2 one or more may be missing.
    HW spot 7 shapeless.
    HW often angular in shape.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-a2Bl4GKo7...t_Bobby_01.jpg
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/_rzo8wjfyC...lt_khew_01.jpg
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-LkCngzH43...lt_khew_03.jpg



    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 02-Jan-2022 at 03:12 PM.

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