Monday, April 29, 2013

The Jeweled Nawab, Polyura delphis concha (Vollenhoven)

This is a large Polyura, unmistakable in its colour and markings which is a pearly-white undersides with beautiful yellowish-orange markings on its HW. It is an insect with stout body ressembling that of a Charaxes and is strong on the wings. They are often atrracted to carrion and dungs of animals.

Habitat indicator
RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN






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Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurences, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct

S1
S1
S1
S1
S1
S1


2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct



S1-3S1-3S1-3HS1-3S1-3S1-3S1-3S1-3
2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S3
S3
S1

S1
S1
S1
S1





S3
2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S1S3
S3
S1S3
S1S3
S1S3







2017
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

 S3
S1 
S1
S1








2018
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec













Below are few from 24 May 2013 @ 14:28 (2 different butterflies on the same spot)




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02 June 2013 @ 12:19



Above 3 photos from 22 September 2013 @ 11:28

First one to come out after a hiatus of presence end of the year: 23 Feb 2014 @ 13:24.

23 March 2014 @ 14:54

12 April 2014 @ 11:53

30 May 2014 @ 12:04

3 of them sharing a piece of dung with 4 P. jalysus...

06 June 2014 @ 11:34

 12:13

12:23
Above 2 photos 21 June 2014

11:36

11:50
Above photos 02 Nov 2014

02 Dec 2014 @ 12:30

31 May 2015 @ 13:21

A seldom seen pose: 14 June 2015 @ 12:24

20 June 2015 @ 14:27

16 Jan 2016 @ 13:10

 11:53

12:04
Above photos 22 May 2016

25 Mac 2017 @ 12:54

27 May 2017 @ 11:20

28 May 2017 @ 11:35

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