Saturday, October 31, 2015

Arhopala amphimuta amphimuta (C. & R. Felder)

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





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Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurence, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)

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Mac
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S9 S1



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S11


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Some ID keys (Thanks Dr Seow)
HW postdiscal spot 2 is V-shaped with equal arms ;HW discal Tpostdiscal spots in space 7 (outer two) are often large & equal to postdiscal spot 6.(not always)

13 June 2014 @ 13:13

06 June 2014 @ 15:02

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 Above photos of a female depositing eggs on an old Macaranga leaf: 31 Oct 2015 @ 14:26

Surprisingly, it laid eggs on the underside of an old leaf of this Macaranga gigantea.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Telicota augias augias (Linnaeus)

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
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Mac
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 S1(F)


S4



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Above a female: 10 Oct 2015 @ 10:27

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Dubious Flitter, Quedara monteithi monteithi (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville)

Overall dark brown and without markings. Visit flowers in the earlier part of sunny mornings and keeps to forest fringes and wooded countries. Rare and likely to be seasonal.

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
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S3(F)








S3

S4



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 Above photos of a male: 04 Oct 2015 (S4) @ 10:12 visiting flowers.

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10:39

 10:41

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 10:42

10;42
Above photos of a male from mid-elevation: 22 May 2016
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Below is a record shot of a suspect Quedara singularis (Mabille) from mid-elevation but in need for further confirmation (S3) as  it is visibly a much larger and robust insect compared to the above.

 01 Nov 2014 @ 13;17


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Consult a female voucher specimen from mid-elevation (Site 3):  http://nlliew66butterflies2.blogspot.my/2015/10/quedara-monteithi-wood-mason-de.html