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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

Check-list of butterflies (Lepidoptera) in Agra District of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s):
Ram Ajeet Chaudhary, Pradeep Kumar Verma, Md. Nayeem, Mojammil Abedin, Devendra Singh and Dr. Jagatpal
Abstract:
Butterflies, renowned for their stunning colors, hold significant importance in preserving ecosystems and serving as indicators of climate change. This study aimed to investigate the diversity of butterflies in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh within the Sudurpaschim Province. The present study was carried out from Agra District of Uttar Pradesh India during 2018-2020. According to this checklist, the total number of 05 families and 40 species of butterfly were recorded, 18 species are belonging to the family Nymphalidae, 10 species to Pieridine, 03 species to Papilionidae, 07 species to Lycaenidae, and 02 species of Hesperiidae. The highest numbers of butterflies were recorded during the summer in the months of March to June. The present study provides a preliminary report on the butterfly diversity of Agra District of Uttar Pradesh which in turn may generate awareness among the local people and government, the importance of this study is essential for pollinators and their conservation.
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How to cite this article:
Ram Ajeet Chaudhary, Pradeep Kumar Verma, Md. Nayeem, Mojammil Abedin, Devendra Singh and Dr. Jagatpal. Check-list of butterflies (Lepidoptera) in Agra District of Uttar Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 434-438.

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