Sunday, March 15, 2015

Arhopala epimuta epiala (Corbet)

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






x
 x




Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurence, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct






S2
S2



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




S1

S1S2
S2
S1





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










Some ID keys thanks to Dr Seow:
FW with postdiscal spot 4 shifted outwards.
HW postdiscal spot 6 is astride the cellend bar & spot 5. ie equal distance from both (nearer spot 5 in moolaiana).
HW with tornal white spot.




Above 2 photos 29 June 2014 @ 11:33


Above photos of a female: 14 Mac 2015 @ 11:51

01 May 2015 @ 12:25

10 May 2015 @ 11:39


Above photos 28 June 2015 @ 11:42

S1: 11 July 2015 @ 12:23

14 Mac 2016 @ 11:45

11:28

11:29

Contrary to what C&P indicated, Arhopalas do feed and in this case it was clearly seen to be sipping liquid on the surface of a leaf. 12 March 2017 @ 11:29



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