Immature stages and the larval food plant of Nacaduba pactolus ceylonica Fruhstorfer, 1916 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Sri Lanka

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Tharaka Sudesh Priyadarshana
Ishara Harshajith Wijewardhane
Sagar Sarang
Nayana Wijayathilaka

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The biology of  Nacaduba pactolus ceylonica (Large Four-lineblue ), a rare butterfly endemic to Sri Lanka is described with a report of Entada rheedii (Fabaceae) as the first known larval host plant. Information pertaining to the distribution of this butterfly is also provided.

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Priyadarshana, T.S., Wijewardhane, I.H., Sarang, S. and Wijayathilaka, N. 2015. Immature stages and the larval food plant of Nacaduba pactolus ceylonica Fruhstorfer, 1916 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 12 (Oct. 2015), 7945–7949. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4359.7945-9.
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