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Sighting and documentation of butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera: Insecta) from urban region of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2021
Authors:L. Gehlot, Singh, M., Tanwar, B., Soni, M., Bhadala, S.
Journal:Biological Forum - An International Journal
Volume:13
Issue:1
Start Page:33
Pagination:33-38
ISSN:0975-1130
Keywords:ACHERONTIA, DAPHNIS, HIPPOTION, INDIA, LEPIDOPTERA, NEPHELE, SPHINGIDAE
Abstract:

"In the present study a short communication carried out with sighting of butterflies and moths from urban region of Jodhpur. Study area included three sites; Near Kaylana Lake, Mandore Garden and Botanical Garden JNVU New Campus.
This exploration show the presence of Lepidopterans, represented by common families; Nymphalidae, Pieridae, Papilionidae, Lycaenidae of sub-order Rhopalocera and Erebidae, Sphingidae, Crambidae, Pyralidae, Saturniidae, Pterophoridae, Geometridae, Noctuidae of sub-order Heterocera. The exploration and identification yielded a total of 47 species of Lepidoptera including 28 species of Butterflies under 17 genera and 19 species of Moths under 18 genera."

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