Rediscovery of Small Salmon Arab Colotis amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) from saline and semi-saline areas of West Bengal, India

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S. Chowdhury
R. Soren

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Small Salmon Arab, Colotis amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) is reported from the coastal (Sagar Island and Haldia) and inland (Piyali) saline areas of West Bengal, India after a time lapse of seven decades. The survey revealed a patchy distribution with a few individuals , signalling potential local extinction due to habitat destruction.

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Chowdhury, S. and Soren, R. 2009. Rediscovery of Small Salmon Arab Colotis amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) from saline and semi-saline areas of West Bengal, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 1, 6 (Jun. 2009), 351–352. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2127.351-2.
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