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  • Title
    Notes on three species of Palaearctic satyrinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from northwestern Himalaya, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Observations are presented on local abundance, habitat and distribution of three species of lesser known Satyrinae butterflies in India, namely the Oriental Meadowbrown Hyponephele cheena Moore, 1865 from Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh, the Yellow Wall Kirinia eversmanni cashmierensis Moore, 1874 from Handwara, Jammu & Kashmir and the comparison of the Tawny Meadowbrown, Hyponephele pulchella Felder & Felder, 1867 from Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir with its congeners (Hyonephele pulchra, H.astorica, H. Baroghila, H.sylvia & H. coenonympha).
    Attribution
    Arun P. Singh, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 9 (2016); pp. 9208–9215 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2458.8.9.9208-9215
  • Title
    New floral distribution records of Aquilegia nivalis (Baker) Falc. ex B.D. Jacks and Doronicum falconer C.B. Clarke ex Hook. f. from the Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    During our study of the high altitude threatened alpine plant species Aquilegia nivalis Falc. ex Baker and Doronicum falconeri Cl. ex Hk. f. of the north-west Himalaya, some specimens were obtained from Garhwal and Pantnagar University, Uttarakhand State. On comparison with authentic specimens at CAL, DD and BSD herbaria and literature survey revealed that the aforesaid plant species have never been recorded earlier from the Valley of Flowers National Park. In this communication, a detailed taxonomic description, with an up to date nomenclature, distribution and specimens examined is presented.
    Attribution
    Rana C.S., Rawat D.S. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(4) pp. 2911-2914; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3036.2911-4