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Butterflies at Cicada Wood, ECP

Postby richardlbong » Sat May 14, 2011 7:14 am

These are the butterflies found there yesterday morning. i arrived there with Angie and met Gerrard, together with our NPark guide we surveyed that small plot of wooded area. Inside the wooded area, no butterflies activities were seen. There are quite a number of the Orb web spiders inside this dimly lit wood.The fringes of theis wood is more productive. There were a number of King Crows feeding on the flowers of the blooming Timbusu tree,
Here/s the full list of the butterflies found this morning.
1. Zizula hylax pygmaea (Pygmy Grass Blue)
2. Anthene emolus (Ciliate Blue)
3. Euchrysops cnejus cnejus (Gram Blue)
4. Eurema sp possibly Eurema blanda snelleni (3 Spot Grass Yellow) as I did not get a shot of it but looking at a female trying to lay eggs on a Senna plant.
5, Catopsillia pomona pomona (Lemon Emigrant)
6. Appias libythea olferna (Striped Albatross)
7, Junonia hedonia ida (Chocolate Pansy)
8 Hypolimnas bolina bolina (Great Eggfly)
9. Elymnias hypermnestra agina (Common Palmfly)
11. Phaedyma columella singa (Short Banded Sailor)
12. Euploae phaenareta castelnaui (King Crow)
13. Delias hyparete metarete (Painted Jezebel)
14. Papilio polytes romulus (Common Mormon)

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