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Taxonomic Status And Studies Of Three High Altitude Butterflies Polyommatus Latreille, 1804 And A New Record Of P. Florenciae (Tytler, 1926) From India

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Avtar Kaur Sidhu ,

High Altitude Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Saproon, Solan,Himachal Pradesh, IN
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Charn Kumar,

Department of Biology, A. S. College, Khanna, Punjab, IN
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HS Rose

SUS College of Research & Technology, Mohali, Punjab, IN
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Abstract

The status of three species of high altitude butterflies, Polyommatus Latreille, 1804, from the Indian Himalayas has been assessed and the species P. florenciae (Tytler, 1926) has been recorded for the first time from India. Details of the genitalia for each species are illustrated and described for the first time.

Key words: Lycaenidae; Polyommatinae; genitalia; Himalayas; taxonomy; Lepidoptera

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/tapro.v3i2.3964  

TAPROBANICA 2011; 3(2): 86-92

DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/tapro.v3i2.3964
How to Cite: Sidhu, A.K., Kumar, C. & Rose, H., (2012). Taxonomic Status And Studies Of Three High Altitude Butterflies Polyommatus Latreille, 1804 And A New Record Of P. Florenciae (Tytler, 1926) From India. TAPROBANICA: The Journal of Asian Biodiversity. 3(2), pp.86–92. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/tapro.v3i2.3964
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Published on 21 Jan 2012.
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