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Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2024, Vol. 12, Issue 1
A hasty survey on diversity of moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) from Bargi region of Jabalpur (M.P.)

Arjun Shukla and Shivanjali Tiwari

Lepidoptera is an order that includes moths (Heterocera). A preliminary analysis of the moth fauna in the catchment of the Bargi reservoir was conducted between 2021 and 2023, and it revealed a total of 30 moth species. Every attempt was made to discover and preserve the secret fauna of the Narmada basin and some nearby locations for the preservation of the environment's health. To ascertain the variety and occurrence of moths, collection of moths was done throughout the year. 30 moth species overall, belonging to 09 families, 29 Genus were obtained from the reservoir by the present findings utilizing simple light traps that were in operation from nightfall to dawn. Among the families represented in the collection samples were Noctuidae, Arctiidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingdae, Saturniidae, Eupterotidae, Zygaenidae and Cosmopterygidae. There may be opportunities for new records, according to the study. The study has also indicated that there are possibilities of new records of moth family, genus and species of in Madhya Pradesh.
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How to cite this article:
Arjun Shukla, Shivanjali Tiwari. A hasty survey on diversity of moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) from Bargi region of Jabalpur (M.P.). J Entomol Zool Stud 2024;12(1):01-04. DOI: 10.22271/j.ento.2024.v12.i1a.9269

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