Stichophthalma mathilda ?, from Vietnam

These are all from Ba Na mountain (1450m), Da Nang province, south central Vietnam. There is a great variation amongst specimens from this location with some very close to mathilda from Laos to specimens with whiter margins and a bluish tinge suggesting some hybridisation with eamsei which also occurs on this mountain. There is quite a difference with the underside colouration from brown to green and the number and size of spots on both fore and hindwings.

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