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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 4
An inventory of moths (Lepidoptera) from Topchanchi wildlife sanctuary, Jharkhand

Navneet Singh, Jalil Ahmad and Rahul Joshi

The present research paper deals with the moths collected from Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand. The information is based on the moth surveys done from September 05-06, 2016 and October 09-10, 2016. Identification yielded a total of 74 species under 66 genera of 15 different families of moths. Family Erebidae is found to be dominating. Seven species are reported for the first time from Gangetic plains whereas, all the included species are the new records for the sanctuary as the Topchanchi WLS was surveyed for the first time for the diversity of moths. A new population variant of adult male of Lymantria semisincta (Walker) has been reported for the first time
Pages : 1456-1466 | 743 Views | 37 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Navneet Singh, Jalil Ahmad, Rahul Joshi. An inventory of moths (Lepidoptera) from Topchanchi wildlife sanctuary, Jharkhand. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(4):1456-1466.
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