International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

Volume 1, Issue 5

Confirmation record of a butterfly species Euploea radamanthus radamanthus Fabricius, 1793 (Family: Nymphalidae) from Dudpukuria-Dhopachari wildlife sanctuary, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Author(s): Omar Shahadat, Tanvir Ahmed, Amit Kumer Neogi

Abstract: A study on butterfly diversity of Dudpukuria-Dhopachari wildlife sanctuary was carried out from October, 2013 to June, 2014. A total 64 species were recorded belonging 7 families and one species Euploea radamanthus radamanthus Fabricius, 1793 (Magpie Crow) under family Nymphalidae (order: Lepidoptera) was newly recorded in Bangladesh as distribution. The findings of the present study is to contribute and to update the butterfly checklist and is documented as new species as distribution in Bangladesh.

 

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