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Polygonia c-aureum lunulata

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Palni Fritillary
Argynnis castetsi Oberthür, 1891 –

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VincentVanur 6 years ago

I got it, creek. Thank you.

creek 6 years ago

DanielePralong, Thank you for your detailed explanation.

Vincent, the species you are suggesting here in Taiwan has same genus but different species. It is Argyreus hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763).

VincentVanur 6 years ago

OK. Thank you, DanielePralong

DanielePralong 6 years ago

Vincent, the species you are suggesting has a very different wing shape, and different black markings. The butterfly here has angular notches on the outer edges of its wings. That's why butterflies in the genus Polygonia are known as anglewing butterflies.

VincentVanur 6 years ago

Argynnis castetsi Oberthür, 1891 . The name I have suggested is of the identical subspecies in south India (Western Ghats)

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新北市, Taiwan

Spotted on Nov 7, 2017
Submitted on Nov 7, 2017

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