FLORA AND FAUNA ISSN 2456-9364(Online) 0971-6920(Print)
         
2016 Vol.22 No.1 PP 105-107
ASSESSMENT OF DIVERSITY OF BUTTERFLY SPECIES AT JHALAWAR, (RAJASTHAN) INDIA
*ROOPAM KULSHRESTHA AND NITA JAIN1
Department of Zoology, Government P.G. College, JHALAWAR (RAJ.) INDIA;
1Department of Zoology, Government P.G. College, KOTA, INDIA
*Corresponding Author
Email:aparnakuls@gmail.com
ABSTRACT
Jhalawar is located in the south east corner of Rajasthan at the edge of the Malwa plateau. The study of diversity and richness of butterflies was carried out mainly in three areas of Jhalawar: College Campus, Shree Jairaj Park and Jhiri area. The butterflies were collected by using nets and hand picking. Collection was done in the months of FebruaryMarch and September-October, between 11:00 to 02:00 hours. A total of 20 species of butterflies belonging to 4 families (Pieridae, Papilionidae, Lycaenidae and Nymphalidae) were captured and identified. The most dominant family was Pieridae (7 species) and Nymphalidae (7 species) followed by Papilionidae (3 species) and Lycaenidae (3 species). The abundance of species collected was also recorded.

Key words : Abundance, Butterfly, Diversity, Jhalawar.
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