Sunday, June 7, 2015

The Yellow Spot Swift, Polytremis eltola corbeti (Evans)

Larger sized swifts butterfly confined to hill stations and is decidedly a very rare insect.

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







 S5(F)





S3

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













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





S5 







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













This one visited ipomea flowers by a roadside bush at 1300M: 07 June 2015 @ 11:15 (male)


Above pictures of a male: 23 June 2017 @ 14:36


Above a mating pair: 24 June 2017 @ 12:55


Above pictures of a female @ 19 Dec 2015

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