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    Default Arhopala - Amblypodia - others - ID Request - Penang/Kedah

    Dear Dr. Seow,
    Need your help again for following id.

    1. Arhopala - Penang Botanic Gardens - August 28, 2023
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/180584023


    2. Amblypodia - Penang Botanic Gardens - August 28, 2023
    A.narada?
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/180584024

    3. Ablypodia - Sungai Sedim, Kedah - Mar 30, 2023
    Initially id as A.anita. Can please confirm if id is correct.
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/152825265

    4. Pyroneura - Lily Pond, Penang Botanic Gardens - August 27, 2023
    Is this P.flavia or P.latoia?
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/180422300

    Thanks. SL Liew
    Last edited by SL Liew; 28-Aug-2023 at 11:09 PM.

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    1. Porbably Arhopala lurida.
    FW spot 4 shiftef out; HW postdiscal band completely dislocated at vein 2.
    two similar species.

    A. atosia; Underside less contrasted.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arhopa...aMFUpUnAC1.jpg
    https://www.butterflycircle.com/chec..._atosia_01.jpg

    A. lurida Underside more contrasted.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arhopa...daMUpUnAC1.jpg
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...ala-lurida.jpg


    2. Amblypodia narada.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amblyp...naMUpUnAC1.jpg


    3. Amblypodia anita.
    https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/A...iMFUpUnAC1.jpg


    4. Pyroneura derna. Correction: Pyroneura flavia.
    https://pbase.com/lcgoh/image/163541434


    TL Seow: Cheers.
    Last edited by Psyche; 29-Aug-2023 at 06:33 AM.

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    Thanks so much Dr. Seow.

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    Default Correction.

    4. Pyroneura flavia.

    HW vein 8 broadly yellow on both sides of the vein.
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...ura-flavia.jpg

    Pyroneura derna.
    HW vein 8 only narrowly yellow/orange on lower side of vein.
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Bi0zP4TIP...0/DSC_5896.JPG
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...a-1080x720.jpg


    This image is wrongly IDed. It is Pyroneura flavia.
    https://pbase.com/lcgoh/image/163541434


    TL Seow; Cheers.

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    Noted the change. Thanks for the new id P.flavia. Appreciate it.

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