A report of False Tibetan Cupid Tongeia pseudozuthus Huang, 2001 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from the Upper Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh - An addition to the Indian butterfly fauna

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Seena N. Karimbumkara
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1313-4668
Rajkamal Goswami
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4225-7763
Purnendu Roy
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6291-3401

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We report the occurence of false Tibetan cupid Tongeia pseudozuthus Huang, 2001 from India based on two records from Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh.

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Karimbumkara, S.N., Goswami, R. and Roy, P. 2016. A report of False Tibetan Cupid Tongeia pseudozuthus Huang, 2001 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from the Upper Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh - An addition to the Indian butterfly fauna. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 6 (Jun. 2016), 8927–8929. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2279.8.6.8927-8929.
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Rajkamal Goswami, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Royal Enclave, Sriramapura, Jakkur Post, Bangalore, Karnataka 560064, India 41/1, Vasant Vihar, Centre for Ecology, Development and Research, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India

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Conservation Science, ATREE

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