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Rare and Interesting Butterfly (Lepidoptera) Records from Arunachal Pradesh, India

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  • Forest Entomology Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun 248 006, Uttarakhand, India

Abstract


The paper presents rare records of 109 taxa including species and subspecies out of 417 taxa of butterflies sampled during a three-year study (December 2011-December 2014), June 03-05, 2015, and March 18, 2016) in 14 districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Information is presented on their altitudinal distribution, seasonality, Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 status, and their regional distribution based on past records.

Keywords

Eastern Himalaya, Semi-Evergreen Forest, Lepidoptera, Rare, Endemic, North-East India.

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