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2015, Vol. 3, Issue 3
Notes on some interesting butterflies (Lepidoptera) from Nambor-Doigrung wildlife Sanctuary, North East India

Prarthana Mudai, Jatin Kalita, Gaurab Nandi Das, Bitupan Boruah

A survey was carried out to find out the butterfly fauna present in Nambor–Doigrung Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam. A total of 224 species of butterflies distributed in 5 families have been collected and identified. The paper throws light on the description of some interesting butterflies (Lepidoptera) and their status as per Evans (1932) from the study area. The study revealed, 224 butterfly species belonging to 137 genera representing 5 families from Nambor –Doigrung Wildlife Sanctuary, of which Nymphalidae was the dominating family with 84 species, followed by 19 species of Papilionidae, 19 Pieridae, 62 Lycaenidae and 40 Hesperiidae. Some very important species encountered during study time such as Lasippa viraja viraja, Lamproptera curius curius, Capila zennara, Cupitha purreea and Bibasis sena sena; all are included in Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act (IWPA), 1972.
Pages : 455-468 | 998 Views | 28 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Prarthana Mudai, Jatin Kalita, Gaurab Nandi Das, Bitupan Boruah. Notes on some interesting butterflies (Lepidoptera) from Nambor-Doigrung wildlife Sanctuary, North East India. J Entomol Zool Stud 2015;3(3):455-468.
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