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Four new butterflies species discovered in Bhutan

Sonam Pem, Thimphu
Dec 12, 2016

Four new species of butterflies were discovered in Bhutan recently. It was found by a team from the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) in Bumthang.

The new species were seen in Darla, Lhamoi Dzingkha and Phuentshogling. With these four additions of new species, Bhutan now has 732 butterfly species recorded so far.

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