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Yes, cannot tell anything.Still, exciting to put up a new species. Keep an eye out for more opportunities for detailed photos of this butterfly, see if you can really nail it down.Dave
I have added another photo....but it's not quite good
You should go ahead and put niobe up as an ID.I am seeing the difference now, in the much darker niobe, even though everything else is the same.Dave
Thanks Dave, I'll try to get a photo of its underside for verification...
Woe! I can't tell the difference between niobe and omaha. But, given your location, I would definitely say you were right. Pity you didn't get a photo of the underside, as there are two sub-species.A good piece of detective work - well done :)Dave
Thanks guys, definitely a dart but more of a Potanthus niobe.....hope i am right?
Similar with my spotting, Potanthus flavus, http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/328...
I think it is Dark Palm Dart Telicota ancilla (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)
Spotted on Jul 28, 2013 Submitted on Jul 28, 2013
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