Butterfly diversity in Manasagangothri campus of Mysore University

Sarjan, H. N. and Yangchan, J. and Kripa, S. K. and Saniya Fathima and Ameena Husna, A. and Naik, P. R. (2014) Butterfly diversity in Manasagangothri campus of Mysore University. Zoo's Print, XXIX (8). pp. 20-25.

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Abstract

The present study was aimed to explore the existing diversity of butterflies from Manasagangothri Campus of Mysore University, Mysore, Karnataka. Manasagangothri Campus harbours 86 species of what belonging to 55 genera. Nymphalidae was the most dominant family and Lemon pansy (Junonia lemonias) was the most dominant species in the study site. Species richness was 3.71 in the study area and species were less uniformly distributed. Simpsons Diversity Index shows greater sample diversity. Blue mormon, Crimson rose and Common jezebel were the three endemic species observed in the study area. Twelve species listed under the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 were recorded. Congregations of Catopsilia sp. Euploea core, Prosotas dubiosa and Tirumala limniace were observed during the study period.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Butterflies and Dominant Species and Species Richness and Diversity Index and Endemic Species and Wildlife Protection and Nymphalidae
Subjects: B Life Science > Zoology
Divisions: Department of > Zoology
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2019 11:01
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 11:01
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/8954

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