First record of Doherty’s Dull Oakblue Arhopala khamti Doherty, 1891 from upper Assam, India

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Arun Pratap Singh


The paper gives the first record of Doherty’s Dull Oakblue, Arhopala khamti Doherty, 1891 from Upper Assam which is a rare species known from the region.  The distingusihing features  of this species with it congener Hewitson’s Dull Oakblue A. oenea (Hewitson, [1869]) which has an overlapping range with it in NE India are also given.

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Arun Pratap Singh, Entomology Branch, Forest Protection Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India.



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