Rediscovery of Small Salmon Arab Colotis amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) from saline and semi-saline areas of West Bengal, India

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S. Chowdhury
R. Soren


Small Salmon Arab, Colotis amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) is reported from the coastal (Sagar Island and Haldia) and inland (Piyali) saline areas of West Bengal, India after a time lapse of seven decades. The survey revealed a patchy distribution with a few individuals , signalling potential local extinction due to habitat destruction.

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