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Butterfly Port Dickson, 23/07

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Butterfly Port Dickson, 23/07

Postby lukasverboom » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:14 pm

Dear NSS,

A few weeks ago I found the following butterfly a few kilometers south of Port Dickson, Malaysia. With literature and the checklist on this site (http://www.nss.org.sg/butterflies_list/ ... _id=1&ac=v) I identified it to the Common Myme, Papilio clyta. However, the discription and all pictures I could find of the species have orange dots on the hindwing. Is the identification correct? Or did I see another species?

Images should be below. (this is my first post :) )
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Thanks in advance,
Lukas Verboom.

PS. Is it okay to ask questions about Malaysian wildlife on this forum?
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Re: Butterfly Port Dickson, 23/07

Postby simon chan » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:53 pm

Dear Lukas

It is fine to post Malaysian sightings in our forum. Almost 90% of species found in Singapore can be found over there. And yes the butterfly is a Common Mime (Chilasa clytia). The orange has faded.
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Re: Butterfly Port Dickson, 23/07

Postby lukasverboom » Fri Dec 05, 2014 12:39 am

Dear Simon Chan,

Thank you for your reply.

Regards, Lukas
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