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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 3
A preliminary list of lepidopteran insects from Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand

Navneet Singh and Jalil Ahmad

The present research paper deals with the preliminary data on the diversity of Lepidopteran insects of Palkot WLS. The information is based on a survey tour conducted during October 11-13, 2015. Around the Palkot three sites were selected for the collection. Two sites were selected on Gobarsilli (22053.058N, 084039.229E), and one site was selected on Kura Pahar (22051.621 N, 084038.123 E).The collection survey and identification yielded a total of 89 species of Lepidoptera including 30 species of Butterflies under 26 genera and 59 species of Moths under 42 genera. As far as Butterflies are concerned, Nymphalidae with 64% of total reported Butterflies dominated the group whereas, in moths, Erebidae dominated with 73% of the collected moth species.
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How to cite this article:
Navneet Singh, Jalil Ahmad. A preliminary list of lepidopteran insects from Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(3):654-661.
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