Recent record of a rarely recorded species, the Veined Palmer Hidari bhawani de Nicéville, 1888 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Aeromachini) from Jorhat, Assam, India

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Arun P. Singh


The paper reports the occurrence of a ‘very rare’ species, the  Veined Palmer or the Cresentric Skipper, Hidari bhawani from Jorhat, Assam during March and November’2014,after 6 decades in India. The genera Hidari occurs as only three species that are restricted to southeast Asia and H. bhawani being only species for this genera represented in India


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