Range extension of the Lilac Silverline Apharitis lilacinus to southern Rajasthan and a review of the literature

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K.S. Gopi Sundar
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3477-5691
Swati Kittur
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9442-2471
Vijay Kumar Koli
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3264-9253
Utkarsh Prajapati
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5744-5578

Abstract

In this note we report the first sighting of the Lilac Silverline butterfly from Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary in southern Rajasthan.  We also conducted a literature review of the sparse number of observations of this species to provide an updated understanding of the natural history, ecology and conservation status of this rare species.

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Sundar, K.G., Kittur, S., Koli, V.K. and Prajapati, U. 2020. Range extension of the Lilac Silverline Apharitis lilacinus to southern Rajasthan and a review of the literature. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 9 (Jun. 2020), 16180–16182. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5800.12.9.16180-16182.
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Author Biographies

K.S. Gopi Sundar, Nature Conservation Foundation, 1311, “Amritha”, 12th Main, Vijayanagar 1st Stage, Mysuru, Karnataka 570017, India.

Director, Program SarusScape

Swati Kittur, Nature Conservation Foundation, 1311, “Amritha”, 12th Main, Vijayanagar 1st Stage, Mysuru, Karnataka 570017, India.

GIS and Database Manager

Vijay Kumar Koli, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India.

Assistant Professor, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology

Utkarsh Prajapati, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India.

Graduate Student, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology

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