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by MAC
Thu Sep 01, 2022 12:04 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Re C caenis forms that would be great, I also have a few forms of this so it might be good to see a selection?
by MAC
Sat Aug 27, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Cymothoe fontainei and female recto verso from Nioki Bandundu
by MAC
Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Cymothoe Lucasi female from Oshwe DRC
by MAC
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Hello MAC, That C. cyclones is quite a dimorphic species ! Outstanding.... Judging by your various pictures you've posted it seems you have specialized in the butterfly fauna of Africa. Just my casual observance. Another of our members (mcheki) has specialized as well on the butterfly fauna of Afri...
by MAC
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

specimens from Uganda C indamora amorinda, plus what I have labelled C indamora abb from CAR
by MAC
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:17 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Here is the female of the similar Cymothoe indamora indamora (Hewitson, 1866). 28/II/2017 Kasugho, Lubero Territory, Nord Kivu 1800m (ex. R. Ducarme) https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.amazonaws.com/photos/38602195/original.jpeg https://inaturalist-open-data.s3.amazonaws.com/photos/38602579/original....
by MAC
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Another Cymothoe from DRC
by MAC
Wed Aug 24, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Cabintom wrote: Sun Aug 21, 2022 9:00 am Cymothoe zenkeri Richelmann, 1913
(male)

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by MAC
Thu Aug 18, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe beckeri
Replies: 14
Views: 324

Re: Cymothoe beckeri

A few more interesting ones
by MAC
Thu Aug 18, 2022 7:04 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe
Replies: 62
Views: 1185

Re: Cymothoe

Not in the best of condition, but unusual none the less
by MAC
Wed Aug 17, 2022 10:37 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Cymothoe beckeri
Replies: 14
Views: 324

Re: Cymothoe beckeri

And occasionally you might also come across a female like this
by MAC
Wed Jun 08, 2022 8:20 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: P antimachus & parva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: P antimachus & parva

I suppose that these males lacking white markings are rare as much as females in collections so to clip one to produce fake female wouldn’t make sense at all. Although it is an interesting point that this is indeed not a rule, thanks for sharing it. I’ve no idea how rare / common these males might ...
by MAC
Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: P antimachus & parva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: P antimachus & parva

Apologies I attached the same image twice 😳
by MAC
Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:26 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: P antimachus & parva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: P antimachus & parva

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by MAC
Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: P antimachus & parva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

P antimachus & parva

Being as there has been a few posts with African leps I thought I would post a few pics of P antimachus and ssp Parva I just remember reading a thred a while ago over the difference between the males and females ( apart from size ) so thought it might be useful to have a look at the different potent...
by MAC
Sun Jun 05, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Papilio zalmoxis
Replies: 25
Views: 834

Re: Papilio zalmoxis

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by MAC
Sun Jun 05, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Papilio zalmoxis
Replies: 25
Views: 834

Re: Papilio zalmoxis

It would be interesting to find out for sure, I will post a couple of pics of my specimens to hopefully show the variation in colour
by MAC
Sat Jun 04, 2022 9:13 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Papilio zalmoxis
Replies: 25
Views: 834

Re: Papilio zalmoxis

Just wondering about the green form of Zalmoxis? I was always under the impression this was a post-mortem effect and not natural? Has this now been proven not to be the case? I have examples of blue and green of these, but had thought it might be down to age / or how they were relaxed? The 2 females...