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2013, Vol. 1, Issue 6
Community Composition and Species Diversity of Butterfly Fauna with in Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya Campus

S. Kumar, L. Khamashon, P. Pandey, R. Chaudhary, P. Nath, S. Awasthi & P.C. Joshi

Present study was carried out at Gurukul Kangri University Campus, Haridwar to record the species composition of butterflies. During this study a total of 179 individuals belonging to 25 species and 04 families were reported. The Nymphalidae was the most dominant family in terms of number of species and represented by 10 species followed by Pieridae (09), Danaidae (04) and Papilionidae (02). During first year of sampling maximum number of species belonged to Nymphalidae (08) followed by Pieridae (07), Danaidae (03) and Papilionidae (01), similarly during second year of study, Nymphalidae was the most dominant family represented by 06 species followed by Pieridaern(05), Danaidae (03) and Papilionidae (02). During first year Shannon index species diversity was maximum for Pieridae (1.696), followed by Nymphalidae (1.020), Danaidae (0.498) and Papilionidae (0.128). During second year value of species diversity was maximum for family Nymphalidae (1.116) followed by Pieridae (0.894), Danaidae (0.352) and Papilionidae (0.203).
Pages : 66-69 | 683 Views | 6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S. Kumar, L. Khamashon, P. Pandey, R. Chaudhary, P. Nath, S. Awasthi & P.C. Joshi. Community Composition and Species Diversity of Butterfly Fauna with in Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya Campus. 2013; 1(6): 66-69.
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