Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Halpe elana (Eliot)

This is another species of Halpe that ressembles a sized-down Yellow-Banded Awl. It is different from Halpe zema by its sligthly larger size and a narrower yellow band on its hindwings' undersides
 ( see this link: http://nlliew66butterflies.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-banded-ace-halpe-zema-zamba-corbet.html).

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






 S3F


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












2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S3S6
S3S6









S6

S5
2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec













22 September 2013 @ 13:00

 13:00

 13:03

 13:03

Above 3 photos: It was attracted to bird droppings on a granite boulder under the full sun, 22 September 2013 @ 13:03

12:31

 12:32

12:32
Above photos of a female visiting Chromolaena odorata at 1000M above sea level @ 04 Dec 2015




Above photos 05 Dec 2015 @ 11:38 - 41

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