Addition of two species to the known butterfly fauna of Nepal: Caltoris bromus (Hesperiidae) and Nacaduba berenice (Lycaenidae)

Abstract :

Two species are added to the known butterfly fauna of Nepal. Caltoris bromus (Leech) ssp. bromus was found in Chitwan in 2021 and Nacaduba berenice (Herrich-Schäffer) ssp. plumbeomicans (Wood-Mason & de Niceville) was found in Dhankuta in 2021. The species were identified based on morphological traits and analysis of the male genitalia.


Keyword :

Caltoris bromus, Extraspot Swift, Nacaduba berenice, Nepal, Rounded Sixline Blue


Author(s) : KC, S.
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Published Issue : 2022 Vol. 17 Supplement


2022 Vol. 17 Supplement