Notes on the occurrence of Chitoria sordida sordida (Moore, 1866) (Nymphalidae: Apaturinae) in Tsirang District, Bhutan

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Jatishwor Singh Irungbam
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3003-6624
Mennakshi Singh Chib
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9623-5020
Zdenek Faltynek Fric
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3611-8022

Abstract

Observations on the distribution of Nymphalid butterfly, Sordid Emperor (Chitoria sordida sordida (Moore, 1866) in southern Bhutan are presented in this paper.  The confirmation is based on four years of observation of species in the warm broadleaf forest of Tsirang during July to October.  The species is legally protected under Schedule II of the Indian (Wildlife) Protection Act, 1997.

 

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Irungbam, J.S., Chib, M.S. and Fric, Z.F. 2016. Notes on the occurrence of Chitoria sordida sordida (Moore, 1866) (Nymphalidae: Apaturinae) in Tsirang District, Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 5 (May 2016), 8814–8817. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2550.8.5.8814-8817.
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Jatishwor Singh Irungbam, 1. Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic-37005 2. Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Science, Czech Republic-37005

Phd Student.

Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic-37005

Mennakshi Singh Chib, Department of Science, Mendrelgang Central School, Tsirang District 36001, Bhutan

Teacher, Mendrelgang Central School, TSirang, Bhutan-36001

Zdenek Faltynek Fric, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Science, Czech Republic 37005

Researcher, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Science, Czech Republic-37005

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