First record of Banded Lineblue Prosotas aluta Druce, 1873 (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from Bangladesh

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Rajib Dey
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0838-4865
Ibrahim Khalil Al Haidar
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1011-0882
Sajib Rudra
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1030-1379
M. Rafiqul Islam
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5645-8454

Abstract

An individual of Banded Lineblue Prosotas aluta was discovered in Bangladesh on 7 September 2018 from the Kaptai National Park, a mixed evergreen protected forest in the southeastern region of the country.  The discovered species was found in the hill stream named ‘Boro Chara’.  The photographic documentation confirms the certainty of the species.  The occupancy of P. aluta in Asia and distribution around Bangladesh in Cachar and Khasi Hills of India indicate its existence but confirmation was wanting till date.  Hence, we report the first confirmed record from Bangladesh. 

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Dey, R., Al Haidar, I.K., Rudra, S. and Islam, M.R. 2020. First record of Banded Lineblue Prosotas aluta Druce, 1873 (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 4 (Mar. 2020), 15507–15509. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4849.12.4.15507-15509.
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Rajib Dey, D&H Secheron Electrodes Private Limited, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India.

D&H Secheron Electrodes Private Limited, Kolkata 700 019, West Bengal, India

Ibrahim Khalil Al Haidar, Venom Research Center, Department of Medicine, Chittagong Medical College, Chattogram 4203, Bangladesh.

Venom Research Center, Department of Medicine, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong 4203, Bangladesh

Sajib Rudra, Jobra P.P. School and College, Chattogram 4331, Bangladesh.

Jobra P.P. School and College, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh

M. Rafiqul Islam, Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong, Chattogram 4331, Bangladesh.

Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh

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