Occurrence and association of the Scarce Lilacfork Lethe dura gammiei (Moore, [1892]) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with Woolly-leaved Oak Quercus lanata Smith, 1819 (Fabaceae) forest in the Kumaon region of the Indian Himalaya

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Arun P. Singh
Tribhuwan Singh


The current findings are the first site specific records of L.d.gammiei  Moore,1892 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the Kumaon  region of the Himalaya and its unique association with Woolly-leaved Oak, Q.lanata Smith, 1819 over there.

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Arun P. Singh, Entomology Branch, Forest Protection Division, Forest Research Institute (ICFRE), P.O. New Forest, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India.


Tribhuwan Singh, Entomology Branch, Forest Protection Division, Forest Research Institute (ICFRE), P.O. New Forest, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India.

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