Monday, August 12, 2013

The Common Hedge Blue, Acytolepis puspa lambi (Distant)

This is not an uncommon butterfly to be seen at a moist spot and the males have a shiny blue uppersides visible as flashes as it flies. On the undersides of its hindwings, three very large black spots differ it from the others of the same family.

Habitat indicator

RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x


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


S

S


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




SSSSSSSS
2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
 S
S
S
S
S
S









Above 3 photos from 12 August 2013 @ 11:34.

01 September 2013 @ 12: 27

01 May 2013 @ 11:59


Above 2 photos 22 September 2013 @ 13:07

In flight: 22 March 2014 @ 11:39

14:05

06 April 2014 @ 13:17

male uppersides: 02 June 2014 @ 12:48

A glimpse of the female: 13 Dec 2014 @ 14:21

02 Jan 2016 @ 14:21

 10:50

10:51
Above photos 02 Apr 2016

14 May 2016 @ 12:28

04 June 2016 @ 13:59

18 Mac 2017 @ 12:50

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