the underside of the first photo
This one surely had its life about to end, but it still is fast seemingly not affected by the torn wings. Even its scales are already worn-out and the full shades already fading. It was the hottest time of the day, but i really wanted to document the condition of this butterfly, so pathetic but still struggling on!
Go on butterfly, you are an idol as in IDOL.
It has been witness to a very harsh dry season. This is my first time to see a butterfly with very dilapidated/torn wings but still coping with life.
It is still the same weary butterfly, showing the blue sheen of its upper wings. This might be a
The top and below photos are of two kinds. They have definitely different designs. I wonder if they are different species or just one species but different sexes. Lasippa illigera. (Thanks to Dr. Peter B. Hardy for the ID)
Butterflies of Singapore identified it as Phaedyma columella. Dr Hardy finally confirmed this is Neptis mindorana.
The above photo of a black unknown insect is perched on a citrus trunk full of lichens. I also don't know the identity of the insect. It looks like a black ladybug.