The first record of The Blue Admiral Kaniska canace Linnaeus, 1763 (Nymphalidae: Lepidoptera) from Bangladesh

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Amit Kumer Neogi
Md Jayedul Islam
Md Shalauddin
Anik Chandra Mondal
Safayat Hossain


Moulvibazar district has been recognized as one of the biodiversity rich pockets close to the boundary side of Assam of India and situated in the North-eastern part of Bangladesh. Adompur reserve forest is one of the biodiversity hotspot  in the North-eastern. The current article confirm, the presence of  Kaniska canace Linnaeus, 1763, (Nymphalidae: Lepidoptera) which was not previously recorded in Bangladesh. This species was first recorded on 17 March 2017 at 15.30 (GMT+6) local time in the coordination of  N 24°18'9.46"; E 91°55'4.23" at Kauyargola   forest   beat, Adampur reserve forest in Moulvibazar District.


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