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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Jul 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 3 | Pages : 125-131

Studies on diversity, seasonality, habitat and host plant specificity of
butterflies (Family:Papilionidae) in the Nilgiri hills, Southern western ghats,
Tamilnadu, India

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Survey was conducted from March 2012 to February 2014 by using line transect method in Nilgiri hills. A total of 18
species of butterflies belonged to the family papilionidae were recorded. The study of seasonal variation revealed that 18
species were recorded throughout the year.

Keywords: Butterflies, Papilionidae, diversity, seasonal, habitat, larval host plants, nectar plants

Citation: *, ( 2015), Studies on diversity, seasonality, habitat and host plant specificity of
butterflies (Family:Papilionidae) in the Nilgiri hills, Southern western ghats,
Tamilnadu, India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 8(3): 125-131

Received: 2016-05-07 09:45:16; Accepted: 2016-05-07 09:45:29;
Published: 07/05/2016

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