Recent report of Dark Himalayan Oakblue Arhopala rama Kollar, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Theclinae) from Tenga Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India

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Rachit Pratap Singh
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6158-7659

Abstract

The known distribution range of Arhopala rama ramosa from India is in Manipur (Evans 1932).  However, sighting of this subspecies from Arunachal Pradesh extends its range to Arunachal Pradesh by ca. 570 kilometers from Manipur. Key identifying features have also been mentioned for both the subspecies.

 

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Singh, R.P. 2015. Recent report of Dark Himalayan Oakblue Arhopala rama Kollar, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Theclinae) from Tenga Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 15 (Dec. 2015), 8296–8298. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2469.7.15.8296-8298.
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