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The Nepal Argus Paralasa nepalica is poorly known in Nepal. There are only three records of the species so far, near the Nepal-China border. This photographic record, obtained about 166km north-west from Dolpa and 68.7km north-east from Chya lekh, Darchula, provides the fourth record and also extends the national distribution of the species further north-west towards Humla District. The photograph, presented herein, is probably the first of this species in its natural habitat. Our observation of the species from a wide valley calls for further research to better understand the habitat and ecology of the species.
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