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    Red face

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    They are all females of Rapala dieneces. Correction: Rapala cowani females.
    2 is more readily identiafiable.
    The postdiscal band is orange brown.
    The UpF have a copper-brown patch.
    Typical females.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...ash_Nelson.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...20-%20Chng.jpg

    1 is taken without a flash & appeared greyer & darker.
    Note diffusion of orange into space 3 & 4 is common in R. dieneces.

    Another species to look out for is R. scintilla.
    This closely resembles R. manea but is grey tinged on the underside.
    Male have only the HW upperside blue-shot. In R manea it is both; Females are identical.
    It is possible some of the grey R. manea is R. scintilla.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...derside_03.jpg
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/lyc4i/84070001.html


    Typical R. manea 2 males, 2 females.
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...lt_male_03.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...lt_male_01.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...20-%20Khew.jpg
    http://www.butterflycircle.com/check...-Simon-Sng.jpg


    R. cowani is grey with the postdiscal band dark grey.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...et_1939_PT.jpg
    Riau Island.
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...peg?1578494354



    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 11-Aug-2022 at 03:38 AM.

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