First records of Agnidra vinacea (Moore, 1879) (Lepidoptera: Drepanidae: Drepaninae) from the western Himalaya, extending its known range westwards

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Pritha Dey
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3586-9235
Sanjay Sondhi
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3970-6858

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Reporting the range extension of Agnidra vinacea (Moore, 1879) from eastern Himalayas to Uttarakhand, western Himalayas.  The individuals of the species were documented from western Himalayas by both opportunistic sighting and light-trapping method by using LepiLED.  The species was also recorded from sites other than documented so far in the available literature from the eastern Himalaya.

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Dey, P. and Sondhi, S. 2019. First records of Agnidra vinacea (Moore, 1879) (Lepidoptera: Drepanidae: Drepaninae) from the western Himalaya, extending its known range westwards. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 5 (Mar. 2019), 13622–13624. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4593.11.5.13622-13624.
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Sanjay Sondhi, Titli Trust, 49 Rajpur Road Enclave, Dhoran Khas, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001, India and Indian Foundation for Butterflies. C-703, Alpine Pyramid, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru Karnataka 560097, India.

Indian Foundation for Butterflies. C-703, Alpine Pyramid, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru Karnataka 560097, India. 

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