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Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby green baron » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:19 pm

These are some of the butterflies sighted during the plant walk today at Sentosa.

  1. Papilio polytes romulus - Common Mormon
  2. Papilio sp (pissible P prexaspes prexaspes)
  3. Graphium sarpedon luctatius - Common Bluebottle
  4. Delias hyparete metarete - Painted Jezebel (common)
  5. Catopsilia pomona pomona - Lemon Emigrant (very common) !!
  6. Eurema sp - Grass Yellow
  7. Euploea mulciber mulciber -Striped Blue Crow
  8. Euploea phaenareta castelnaui - King Crow
  9. Elymnias hypermnestra agina - Common Palmfly
  10. Amathusia phidippus phidippus - Palm King
  11. Phalanta phalantha phalantha - Leopard
  12. Junonia hedonia ida - Chocolate Pansy
  13. Doleschallia bisaltide bisaltide - Autumn Leaf
  14. Phaedyma columella singa - Short Banded Sailor
  15. Abisara sp ? (many)
  16. Arhopala centaurus nakula - Centaur Oakblue
  17. Rapala sp
  18. Zizula hylax pygmaea - Pygmy Grass Blue
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby richardlbong » Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:37 pm

The Abisara species found there are Abisara saturata kausambioides (Malayan Plum Judy) and Abisara savitri savitri (Malay Tailed Judy). The Rapala is most likely Rapala pheretima sequeira (Copper Flash) as I foound quite a few there around Mount Impiah.
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby green baron » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:55 pm

richardlbong wrote:The Abisara species found there are Abisara saturata kausambioides (Malayan Plum Judy) and Abisara savitri savitri (Malay Tailed Judy). The Rapala is most likely Rapala pheretima sequeira (Copper Flash) as I foound quite a few there around Mount Impiah.
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Thanks for the tips. Was doing recce with plant group and didn't have camera with me. We saw quite a few interesting butts last week. The place has lots of potential for butts. I can already visualized Common Birdwings gliding all over Sentosa :thumbsup: ;)

See you this Sun at Sentosa.
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby richardlbong » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:53 pm

The find of the day on Sunday, 31 January 2010 is this rare skipper. This is the Cephrenes trichopepla (Yellow Palm Dart).
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This shot shows the underside.
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This shot showing the top side, I believe is the only shot ever taken here of this very large skipper.
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby richardlbong » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:04 pm

Two more common butterflies found here today are the Iraota rochana boswelliana (Scarce Silverstreak) and the Neptis hylas papaja (Common Sailor). Other sightings including the Abisara saturata kausambioides (Malayan Plum Judy), the Euploae phaenareta castelnaui (King Crow), Anthene emolus (Ciliate Blue) and the Appias libythea olferna (Striped Albatross).
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Found this amorous pair on Mt Imbiah.
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This scarce Silverstreak was also on Mt imbiah.
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby green baron » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:14 pm

richardlbong wrote:The find of the day on Sunday, 31 January 2010 is this rare skipper. This is the Cephrenes trichopepla (Yellow Palm Dart).

Richard,
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby plain tiger » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:21 am

Here's the territorial Malayan Plum Judy Richard showed me and the Apefly (Spalgis epius), taken with my digital.
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby Colonel » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:46 pm

The amorous pair of Common Sailor looks like Short Banded Sailor. CS has black outline on white on the underside.
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Re: Butterfly sighted at Sentosa Imbiah trail on Jan 16

Postby green baron » Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:19 pm

Colonel wrote:The amorous pair of Common Sailor looks like Short Banded Sailor. CS has black outline on white on the underside.

I agree with you. The mating pair is SBS.
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