The sighting of Howarth’s Hairstreak (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae: Chrysozephyrus disparatus interpositus Howarth, 1957) from Tenga Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India, extending its known range

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Rachit Pratap Singh
Sanjay Sondhi


The butterfly subspecies, Chrysozephyrus disparatus interpositus is sighted at Tenga Valley, Western Arunachal Pradesh, 58 years after its original description, extending its known range eastwards by 350 km.


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Sanjay Sondhi, Titli Trust, 49 Rajpur Road Enclave, Dhoran Khas, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001, India

Dehradun-based naturalist, member of Kalpavriksh and founder of Titli Trust.  Nature conservation activist.


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