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    Default Jamides ferrari - check ID

    This is from Thaleban NP, Satun, s Thailand. 26 Jun 24.
    I note the innermost pair of striae on the hindwing are unbroken.
    Is this ID correct please?
    Many thanks

    b4705 Metallic Cerulean (Jamides alecto ageladas) 95 m - TH (Thaleban) 01.JPG

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    This should be Jamides cunilda. (previously as J. virgulatus.)


    A. UnH with the white striae of the innermost band not dislocated ,at least aligned on one side.

    A1 J. abdul .
    FW with the post discal band curved & not broken at vein 6.
    Fw costa without white striae (forming a spot) above the cellend band,
    https://yutaka.it-n.jp/lyc4/81160001.html

    A2. Jamides ferrari.
    FW postdiscal band broken at vein 6.
    FW costa without any white spot/dashes above the cellend band.
    UnH orange patch not merging with the white stria above it, being separated by a dark line.
    https://wingscales.com/Lycaenidae/Ja...ferrari-evansi
    https://thaibutterflies.com/Butterfl...mides-ferrari/


    A3. Jamides cunilda.
    FW postdiscal band broken at vein 6.
    FW costa may have a white spot or dashes above the cellend band.
    UnH orange patch large, merging & partially covering the white stria above it.
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/137945290
    https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.ama...0/original.jpg


    B. HW innermost band dislocated on both striae.
    B1.J. talinga... FW costa with white dashes/spot.
    https://thaibutterflies.com/wp-conte...a-1080x675.jpg
    B2.J. elpis no costal white dashes abve the cellend band ;FW striae thin.
    https://indiabiodiversity.org/files-.../614.JPG?h=500
    https://blogger.googleusercontent.co..._female_03.jpg
    B3.J. alecto ;No costal white dashses; FW white striae very thick.
    https://www.butterflycircle.com/chec...0-%20Sunny.jpg
    https://thaibutterflies.com/Butterflies/jamides-alecto/


    TL Seow:Cheers.

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    Many thanks for the notes and explanations. These Jamides are certainly a very confusing lot giving a lot of headaches.

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