A confirmation of the occurrence of Euploea sylvester hopei Felder & Felder, 1865 (Double-branded Blue Crow) from Kaptai National Park, Rangamati District, Bangladesh

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Tahsinur Rahman Shihan
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1118-092X

Abstract

The Double-branded Blue Crow Euploea sylvester hopei C & R Felder, 1865 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae) is a rare member of the genus Euploea Fabricius, 1807 and ranges through South Asia, Southeast Asia and parts of Australia. During the course of a field visit to the Park, the author recorded an individual of Euploea sylvester hopei on 14 ‎June ‎2014 at the Rampahar balurchar (22°30'29.57" N and 92°11'36.60" E) in Kaptai National Park of Rangamati District, Bangladesh (Image 1). The male individual was caught at 12:40+6GMT and photographed (Image 2−4) . Two other individuals of the subspecies were observed during the field visit period, suggesting that this is not a common species in that area. However, no specimens were collected, due to lack of collection permits.

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Shihan, T.R. 2016. A confirmation of the occurrence of Euploea sylvester hopei Felder & Felder, 1865 (Double-branded Blue Crow) from Kaptai National Park, Rangamati District, Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 7 (Jul. 2016), 9027–9029. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.1813.8.7.9027-9029.
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Tahsinur Rahman Shihan, Junior Wildlife Researcher, Department of Zoology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh

Department of Zoology, Junior Wildlife Researcher

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