A contribution to the butterfly fauna of Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India (Lepidoptera)

Abstract :

The butterfly fauna of the Manjeera wildlife sanctuary was studied between December 2010 and December 2011. A total of 62 species of butterflies spread over 5 families were recorded of which family Nymphalidae accounted for 38.70% followed by Pieridae (27.41%), Lycaenidae (16.12%), Papilionidae (11.29%) and Hesperiidae (6.45%)


Keyword :

Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary, Medak, Andhra Pradesh, India


Author(s) : Prasad, K. K., Srinivasulu, C., Srinivasulu, B., Rao, G. R. K.
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2012 Vol. 7 Number 2