Diversity, species richness and evenness of wild silk moths collected from Khasi hills of Meghalaya, North East India
Jane Wanry Shangpliang and S.R. Hajong
Species richness and diversity of the wild silk moths of Khasi Hills of Meghalaya were investigated for three years (2011-2013). The study was carried out in four districts of Khasi Hills. During the study period, a total of fifteen species belonging to nine genera were recorded. Caligula simla was the most dominated species in all three years with seventeen specimens collected followed by Actias selene with fifteen number of individuals. Maximum number of individuals were recorded during the monsoon season and lesser in the pre and post monsoon seasons.