International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 8, Issue 8, Part A (2022)
A study of butterflies diversity from Mandi Dabwali, Western part of Haryana, India
The present study was conducted to assess butterfly biodiversity in Mandi Dabwali, a town of Sirsa district of Haryana state. Butterflies are part of our natural heritage which adds to increase the aesthetic value of our nature. They are very sensitive and are severely affected by the slightest variations in the environment. They form an important biota of the class Insect, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. In our study a total of 28 butterfly species belonging to of order Lepidoptera were recorded. Lycaenidae and Pieridae family butterflies were recorded the most abundant as they have broad host range. It also shows that these butterflies are very well adapted to the environment of Dabwali region. Hesperiidae, Papilionidae and Nymphalidae family butterflies were recorded the least.
How to cite this article:
Anshu Gumber. A study of butterflies diversity from Mandi Dabwali, Western part of Haryana, India. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(8):23-24.