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Chestnut Bobs ???

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Chestnut Bobs ???

Postby kctsang » Thu Nov 05, 2009 3:23 pm

They look like Chestnut Bobs to me, greatly appreciate your assistance on these ... :D :D :D
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Re: Chestnut Bobs ???

Postby green baron » Thu Nov 05, 2009 3:42 pm

KC,
This is not Chestnut Bob (Iambrix salsala), more like Pelopidas sp.
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Re: Chestnut Bobs ???

Postby kctsang » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:17 pm

Hmmm... I was deceived by the colour difference in the field guide, or are there many colour variations
in the Pelopidas sp ??? Thanks ... :D :D :D
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Re: Chestnut Bobs ???

Postby green baron » Thu Nov 05, 2009 8:13 pm

kctsang wrote:Hmmm... I was deceived by the colour difference in the field guide, or are there many colour variations
in the Pelopidas sp ??? Thanks ... :D :D :D

KC,
Which one are you referring to ? The wing shape and color of Iambrix and Pelopidas are very differnt.
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Re: Chestnut Bobs ???

Postby kctsang » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:30 pm

I was comparing the Small Branded Swift to mine, which is lighter in colour ... :D :D
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Re: Chestnut Bobs ???

Postby green baron » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:35 pm

That is due to difference in lighting consition.
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