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  • Title
    A century later the Manipur Argus Callerebia suroia Tytler, 1914 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) recorded in its type locality in Manipur, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The present paper reports the sighting of Callerebia suroia Tytler, 1914 at Shirui Kashong Peak, Ukhrul District which confirms the continued presence of the species in Manipur State, India. The butterfly was sighted on 13 July 2016 near the footpath leading to the summit at an altitude of 2,330m. Callerebia suroia Tytler, 1914 is protected under Schedule II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972. The sighting of such very rare species in Manipur after a decade shows that more surveys are needed in the hills and valleys of Manipur to determine the butterfly fauna of the region.
    Attribution
    Jatishwor Singh Irungbam, Harmenn Huidrom & Baleshwor Singh Soibam, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 2 (2017); pp. 9866–9869 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2931.9.2.9866-9869