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by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Stichophthalma eamesi
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Stichophthalma eamesi

Yes I have both those species. Will try to find existing photos or take new ones & post. S camedeva is a personal favourite. From being a butterfly that was freely available in the 1980s it is virtually unobtainable now apart from those in old collections. It was the first species I ever saw ill...
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Stichophthalma eamesi
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Stichophthalma eamesi

Thank you. Will try & dig out some more species in my collection to photograph for the forum.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 9:57 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Polyura dehanii
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Polyura dehanii

Top row: female P. dehanii dehanii (Java) male P. dehanii sulthan (Sumatra) Bottom row 2 male P dehanii dehanii recto & verso.(Java)
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Stichophthalma eamesi
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Stichophthalma eamesi

A very variable species from Viet-Nam. Unknown to me until about fifteen years ago. Some place this as subspecies of S.louisa.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Charaxes fournierae
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Charaxes fournierae

I have this one male. Verso picture only.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Phoebis philea
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Phoebis philea

Great story. Do you have any pictures of the ones you collected? Would love to see them.if you have.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 7:53 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Phoebis philea
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Phoebis philea

Those are really beautiful specimens. The first male & the paler female are especially nice. Great they are fresh & wild caught too. Your friend is very generous & obviously a skilled collector & curator.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: Insect Photography & Video
Topic: Lycaena dispar batavus
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Lycaena dispar batavus

Male Large Copper I reared from larvae in May 2019
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Sinopieris dubernardi
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Sinopieris dubernardi

I managed to get a few unusual & interesting Pierids from a dealer in China. I have visited once but did not collect there.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Bhutan Glory (Bhutanitis lidderdalii)
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Bhutan Glory (Bhutanitis lidderdalii)

That is incredible . Had no idea anything mimics Bhutantis.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Stichophthalma godfreyi
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Stichophthalma godfreyi

Thank You. I am really fond of this genus. I agree this is probably the most spectacular species. It's probably the largest too. My female from Ranong is enormous.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Phoebis philea
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Phoebis philea

Yes a very striking & beautiful species.
I have also seen it in Florida nectaring on Bottlebrush at the Kennedy Space Centre. Very wary & difficult to approach as you say.
Look forward to seeing your pale female form.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Stichophthalma godfreyi
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Stichophthalma godfreyi

Subspecies S godfreyi pinratanai. A pair from Ranong Thailand
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Stichophthalma godfreyi
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Stichophthalma godfreyi

Pair from Kanchanaburi Thailand.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 2:43 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Sinopieris dubernardi
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Sinopieris dubernardi

Oberthur's White. China
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 11:16 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Hebomoia leucippe detanii
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Hebomoia leucippe detanii

Three males & a female from Peleng. 1991.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Phoebis philea
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Phoebis philea

Orange Barred Sulpher.
This is an ex pupae pair from Costa Rica.
by daveuk
Thu May 26, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Danis danis serapis
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: Danis danis serapis

What amazed me was their preference for shade rather than sunshine. Unthinkable for most European lycaenids.
by daveuk
Wed May 25, 2022 10:33 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Danis danis serapis
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: Danis danis serapis

Thank You. I did them from papered.
by daveuk
Wed May 25, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Danis danis serapis
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Danis danis serapis

The Large Green Banded blue. These are self collected specimens from tropical North Queensland Australia July 2016