Notes on new distribution records of Euaspa motokii Koiwaya, 2002 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae) from Bhutan

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Jigme Wangchuk
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3503-4369
Dhan Bahadur Subba
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2312-9846
Karma Wangdi
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7368-4824

Abstract

This paper reports Euaspa motokii, Koiwaya, 2002, a newly recorded butterfly species from Bhutan.  Its known distribution range extended from Kachin State of Myanmar to eastern Arunachal Pradesh and is now further extended to the Himalayan foothills of central Bhutan.  Currently, Bhutan has two Euaspa species, pavo and motokii.  With this record Bhutan now lists 760 species of butterflies.

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Wangchuk, J., Subba, D.B. and Wangdi, K. 2021. Notes on new distribution records of Euaspa motokii Koiwaya, 2002 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 6 (May 2021), 18671–18674. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6682.13.6.18671-18674.
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Karma Wangdi, Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research, Lamai Goempa, Bumthang, Department of Forests and Park Services, 32001, Bhutan.

Works as a Research assistant at Ugyen Wnagchuck Institute for conservation and Environemtal Research Lmai Gompa, Bumthang Bhutan under the Department of Forests and Park Services. Currently i am the curator for Butterflies and Moths of Bhutan.  I also maintain the database of Butterflies and validate the identidfication of Butterflies and Moth from Bhutan.

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