Notes on three species of Palaearctic satyrinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from northwestern Himalaya, India

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Arun P. Singh
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Abstract

Observations are presented on local abundance, habitat and distribution of three species of lesser known Satyrinae butterflies in India, namely the Oriental Meadowbrown Hyponephele cheena Moore, 1865 from Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh, the Yellow Wall Kirinia eversmanni cashmierensis Moore, 1874 from Handwara, Jammu & Kashmir and the  comparison of the Tawny Meadowbrown, Hyponephele pulchella Felder & Felder, 1867  from Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir with its congeners (Hyonephele pulchra, H.astorica, H. Baroghila, H.sylvia & H. coenonympha).

 

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Singh, A.P. 2016. Notes on three species of Palaearctic satyrinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from northwestern Himalaya, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 9 (Aug. 2016), 9208–9215. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2458.8.9.9208-9215.
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Arun P. Singh, Forest Entomology Division, Forest Research Institute, P.O. New Forest, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India

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