Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Zebra Ringlet, Ragadia critolaus (de Nicéville, 1893)

Denizen of high elevation forests having the same habits of its lowland cousin the Striped Ringlet. 

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

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S16(F) 











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Above pictures 21 March 2017 @ 14:15

Friday, March 3, 2017

Orange Staff Sargeant, Athyma cama gynea (Swinhoe)

Rare denizen of pristine forest. Ressembles A. nefte in general appearances and is said to be more montane in habits. Can easily be distinguished by the orange tinged subapical spot in the male. The female is orange coloured.

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







 X




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

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S2(F) 







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Above pictures of a male, probably a straddler from higher elevation: 01 June 2016 @ 13:27. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Cyaniriodes libna andersonii (Moore)

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)

2016
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 S20

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Above pictures of a female from hilltopping in the afternoon: 21 Dec 2016 @ 15:30

14:09

14:10

14:13

14:19
Above another female @ 24 Dec 2016

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The females seem to have an affinity for this paticular Ficus sp.