Additional distribution records of the rare Nepal Comma Polygonia c-album agnicula (Moore, 1872) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from Rara National Park, Nepal

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Sanej Prasad Suwal
Biraj Shrestha
Binita Pandey
Bibek Shrestha
Prithivi Lal Nepali
Kaashi Chandra Rokaya
Bimal Raj Shrestha

Abstract

 Nepal Comma is a rare butterfly species of Nepal. Here we provide new distributional locality range of Nepal comma Polygonia c-album agnicula Moore, 1872 from Rara. The butterfly species observed were photographed and identified in the field. Not any samples were collected.

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Suwal, S.P., Shrestha, B., Pandey, B., Shrestha, B., Nepali, P.L., Rokaya, K.C. and Shrestha, B.R. 2019. Additional distribution records of the rare Nepal Comma Polygonia c-album agnicula (Moore, 1872) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from Rara National Park, Nepal. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 14 (Nov. 2019), 14902–14905. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4899.11.14.14902-14905.
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Author Biographies

Sanej Prasad Suwal, utterfly Watchers Nepal, Byasi, Bhaktapur, Nepal.

Freelance researcher

Biraj Shrestha, Coastal Science and Policy, University of California, Santa Cruz, 115 McAllister Way, California 95060, USA.

Coastal Science and Policy,

Binita Pandey, Wildlife Biologist, USAID Pani Program, Resources Himalaya Foundation, Sanepa, Lalitpur, Nepal.

USAID Pani Program, Wildlife Biologist,

Bibek Shrestha, Ranger, Non Gazetted 1st class, Rara National Park, Hutu, Mugu, Nepal.

Ranger,

Prithivi Lal Nepali, Non Gazetted Officer, 2nd class, Rara National Park, Hutu, Mugu, Nepal.

Non-Gazetted Officer,

Kaashi Chandra Rokaya, Local guide, Rara Village, Mugu, Nepal.

Local guide

Bimal Raj Shrestha, Research Director, Biodiversity Research and Conservation Society, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Department of Zoology, Teaching assistant

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