Butterfly Rediscovered after 8 Years

During the Regular monitoring of Butterfly in Institute of Forestry, Pokhara a rare species of Butterfly has been rediscovered. According to report it was previously sighted in 2009 but confirmation is yet to be done by the experts. Tajuria maculata, the spotted royal, is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in Asia. It is eastern species rarely occurs in central Nepal. It is uncommon to rare throughout its range, although reportedly common in Pokhara, and usually observed  between 1,000–1,500 m. This sighting has added rediscovered another beautiful creature from biodiversity of Pokhara.