Arhopala centaurus nakula: Centaur Oakblue Butterfly

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Centaur oakblue or dull oakblue [Arhopala centaurus] is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in Asia.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160321]

Source: Wikipedia

Hypolimnas misippus misippus: Jacintha Eggfly Butterfly

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^ How to correctly handle a butterfly [Jacintha Eggfly/Hypolimnas misippus misippus]

The Danaid Eggfly, Mimic, or Diadem [Hypolimnas misippus] is a widespread species of nymphalid butterfly. It is well known for polymorphism and mimicry. Males are blackish with distinctive white spots that are fringed in blue. Females are in multiple forms that include male like forms while others closely resemble the toxic butterflies Danaus chrysippus and Danaus plexippus. They are found across Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160312]

Source: Wikipedia

Lymantriinae sp. larva: Tussock Moth caterpillar

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The Lymantriinae are a subfamily of moths of the Erebidae family.

Many of its component species are referred to as “tussock moths” of one sort or another. The caterpillar, or larval, stage of these species often has a distinctive appearance of alternating bristles and haired projections. Many tussock moth caterpillars have urticating hairs [often hidden among longer, softer hairs], which can cause painful reactions if they come into contact with skin.

The subfamily Lymantriinae includes about 350 known genera and over 2,500 known species found in every continent except Antarctica.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160228]

Source: Wikipedia

Prosotas dubiosa lumpura: Tailless Line Blue Butterfly

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^ Tailless Line Blue Butterfly mating. They are so tiny. Both of them smaller than my friend’s tip of pointer finger.

The Tailless Lineblue [Prosotas dubiosa] is a species of blue butterfly found in Asia. It is called the Small Purple Line Blue in Australia.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160306]

Source: Wikipedia

Amathusia phidippus phidippus: Palmking Butterfly

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The Palmking [Amathusia phidippus] is a butterfly found in India and Southeast Asia. It belongs to the Morphinae, a subfamily of the Brush-footed butterflies.

Wingspan: 112–122 mm.

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^ Sipping sap or juice from a tiny hole on mangrove plant air root.

This butterfly is widely distributed across parts of India, Myanmar, Indo China, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesian archipelago and the Philippines.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160306]

Source: Wikipedia

Euploea mulciber mulciber: Striped Blue Crow Butterfly

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^  Euploea mulciber mulciber [Striped Blue Crow] is a common butterfly in Singapore.

Euploea mulciber, the striped blue crow, is a butterfly found in India and Southeast Asia that belongs to the crows and tigers, that is, the danaid group of the brush-footed butterflies family.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160306]

Source: Wikipedia