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by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 7:26 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Euphaedra
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Euphaedra

livingplanet3 wrote: ↑Mon Sep 05, 2022 6:13 pm A couple of Euphaedra species in my collection. The seller wasn't certain of the species, but I have identified them as adonina and dargeana. Can anyone confirm that these IDs are correct? -


Euphaedra adonina.jpg
Euphaedra dargeana.jpg
Think you are right!!
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Euphaedra
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Euphaedra

Euphaedra themis. Recto & verso. Female. Central African Republic
Euphaedra judith(?) Female. Central African Republic
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 5:02 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Euphaedra
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Euphaedra

Euphaedra harpalyce. Pair. Cameroun
Euphaedra uganda.Pair. Uganda
Euphaedra imperialis. Cameroun
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Euphaedra
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Euphaedra

Euphaedra neophron. Kenya,Tanzania & Malawi
Euphaedra zaddachii. Uganda. Recto & verso.
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Euphaedra
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Euphaedra

Pair of Euphaedra christyi. Verso. Uganda
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Colotis
Replies: 45
Views: 738

Re: Colotis

Wow 60 drawers!!
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 6:52 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Pseudacraea
Replies: 37
Views: 1080

Re: Pseudacraea

Pseudacraea lucretia expansa
Pair. Kenya.
The orange specimen is the female.
by daveuk
Mon Sep 05, 2022 6:33 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Belenois
Replies: 27
Views: 534

Re: Belenois

Thanks for the correction. Also the wonderful pictures of yet more of your beautiful specimens. What a fantastic collection you have👍👍😊
by daveuk
Sun Sep 04, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Pseudacraea
Replies: 37
Views: 1080

Re: Pseudacraea

You have opened up a minefield with this genus! The genus certainly lives up to its name. This box contains specimens recently off the setting boards before starting to be sorted and identified. This genus is very complex. DSC00459.JPG A wonderful drawer. Good luck with sorting. Are these self coll...
by daveuk
Sun Sep 04, 2022 8:11 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Pseudacraea
Replies: 37
Views: 1080

Re: Pseudacraea

Pseudacarea semire
Male from Cameroun
Female recto & verso Uganda
by daveuk
Sun Sep 04, 2022 8:04 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Pseudacraea
Replies: 37
Views: 1080

Pseudacraea

Don't have that many examples of this genus in my collection. Have started this thread to see if there are members of the forum who may have more & would like to share pictures of their specimens on here Pair of Pseudacraea boisduvali. Uganda Two male Pseudacraea boisduvali trimenii. Tanzania Ma...
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Eronia cleodora
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Eronia cleodora

mcheki wrote: ↑Sat Sep 03, 2022 3:04 pm I hope this drawer helps to clarify the point mentioned by Cabintom

DSC00454.JPG
It does & that's an incredible drawer!!. 😊
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 1:49 pm
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Colotis
Replies: 45
Views: 738

Re: Colotis

More pictures please !!
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 11:54 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Belenois
Replies: 27
Views: 534

Re: Belenois

Thanks again for help with identification. What a lovely but sometimes confusing genus.
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Aphantopus hyperantus
Replies: 5
Views: 90

Re: Aphantopus hyperantus

Here in Thailand we have genus Mycalesis which looks rather similar. Some species have a dry season form with small or vestigial eye spots and large spots similar to the bottom photo above in the wet season form (July-September). Adam. Have collected Mycalesis in Queensland Australia. Think all my ...
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 8:40 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Aphantopus hyperantus
Replies: 5
Views: 90

Re: Aphantopus hyperantus

A female I reared from ova.
Unnamed abberation.
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Aphantopus hyperantus
Replies: 5
Views: 90

Aphantopus hyperantus

A butterfly that has significantly increased its range & in numbers here in the U.K. over the past 30 years.
A typical female verso
abb. lanceolata (with pronounced eye spots) female verso
abb. arete (with reduced eyespots) pair verso
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 8:20 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Afrodryas leda
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Afrodryas leda

I have quite a few males & a couple of females from Uganda which are similar to the one in your photograph.
This male from Kenya is more richly coloured than my South African & Ugandan specimens. Also slightly more rounder in wing shape.
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 7:36 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Belenois
Replies: 27
Views: 534

Re: Belenois

Belenois aurota(?)
Uganda
by daveuk
Sat Sep 03, 2022 7:28 am
Forum: Show Your Favorite Specimen
Topic: Belenois
Replies: 27
Views: 534

Re: Belenois

Belenois subeida sylvander
Male. Uganda