Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Charaxes borneensis praestantius (Fruhstorfer)

The elusive Charaxes borneensis praestantius (Fruhstorfer) was first photographed along a forest trail on 24 May 2013 @ 11:41. The broad white patch on the uppersides of its forewings is visible in flight and its undersides has distinctively darker markings than C. bernardus.

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







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 x



Subsequently, a different specimen was photographed puddling by a stream in an elevated location @ 550M above sea level in Raub...




Above 4 photos of Charaxes borneensis praestantius (Fruhstorfer) puddling on a sandbank on 27 May 2013 @ 11:29.  The white band on the forewings is visible on the second photo.

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 



 S3


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







S2S2S2


2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S3






S1





S3

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








S2




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







 S2





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















Above 3 photos from 22 September 2013 @ 13:10

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 Above 2 photos 20 June 2014 @ 12:49


12:52

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 16:35

16:38
Above 2 photos 12 July 2014

01 August 2014 @ 14:03

12:53

13:16
Above 2 photos 02 Nov 2014

 without flash: 12:29

with flash: 13:38
Above 2 photos 21 Dec 2015


Above pictures 05 August 2017 @ 13:09

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