Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Grey Hedge Blue, Monodontides musina musina (Snellen, 1892)

Locally common in hilltops and exposed mountain ridges, males in numbers dogfighting under mid day sun.

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









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 x

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


2016
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 S16










2017
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 S16










2018
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S16










2019
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Above pictures of a male: 21 March 2018 @ 13:18


Above photos 31 Mac 2018 @ 12:21

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Oreolyce archena archena (Corbet, 1940)

Strictly a montane species found above 1500m. Males are fond of hilltopping but females stay in the under canopy of lofty peaks.

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)

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


 S16


S16





S16

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


S16










2019
Jan
Feb
Mac
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Above pictures of a male: 21 March 2017 @ 12:16


Above a male attracted to a moist spot: 17 March 2018 @ 13:40

31 Mac 2018 @ 11:01