Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna of Albania

  title={Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna of Albania},
  author={Martina {\vS}a{\vs}i{\'c} and Milo{\vs} Popovi{\'c} and Sylvain Cuvelier and Milan Đuri{\'c} and Filip Franeta and Martin Gascoigne-Pees and Toni Koren and Dirk Maes and Branko Micevski and Nikola Micevski and Morten S. M{\o}lgaard and Chris van Swaay and Irma Wynhoff and R. Verovnik},
Albanian insect fauna is one of the least studied in Europe. In 2012 and 2013 surveys were undertaken with the aim of improving the knowledge of the distribution of butterflies, particularly in the southern part of the country. This research has resulted in publicating three new species records for Alba - nia. Here we add two new species to the list of native butterflies of Albania Melitaea ornata Christoph, 1893 and Cupidoalcetas�(Hoffmannsegg, 1804). We recorded a total of 143 species… 

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