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  • Title
    Moths of the family Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea) from Bhutan with six new generic and 12 new specfies records
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The present paper provfides a checkflfist off 51 specfies fin 37 genera off moths beflongfing to the ffamfifly Lfimacodfidae ffrom Bhutan, off whfich, sfix genera, Setora Waflker, 1855, Tennya Soflovyev & Wfit, 2009, Iraga Matsumura, 1927, Vanflangfia Soflovyev & Wfit 2009, Sansarea Soflovyev & Wfit, 2009, and Beflfippa Waflker, 1865 are reported ffor the first fime ffrom Bhutan, and 12 specfies, Setora postornata (Hampson, 1900), Setora fletcherfi Hoflfloway, 1987, Scopeflodes testacea Butfler, 1886, Thosea magna Herfing, 1931, Mfiresa ffuflgfida Wfifleman, 1910, Susfica hfimaflayana Hoflfloway, 1982, Tennya propoflfia (Hampson, 1900), Iraga rugosa (Wfifleman, 1911), Cheromefia fferrugfinea (Moore, 1877), Vanflangfia unfifformfis (Herfing, 1931), Sansarea cfircuflfiffera (Herfing, 1933) and Beflfippa horrfida Waflker, 1865 are new records ffor Bhutan. The study was conducted at Tsfirang, Dagana and Sarpang dfistrficts off Bhutan ffrom 2013 to 2015.
    Attribution
    University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic; Czech Achadamy of Science, Czech Republic; Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University, Russia
  • Title
    Checklist of Butterflies of Bhutan
    Type
    Report
    Description
    Abstract: The review of literature reveals that a complete checklist on the butterfly fauna of Bhutan has never been published. A few studies have been conducted on butterflies of Bhutan, however, a comprehensive list on butterfly fauna is currently not available. The present study aims to provide precise data on the known butterfly fauna of Bhutan. This document presents a checklist based on the review of available literature on the butterflies of Bhutan. It comprises 670 species; Papilionidae (55 species), Pieridae (51 species), Lycaenidae (160 species), Nymphalidae (265 species), and Hesperiidae (139 species). Of these, 182species (Papilionidae (16 species), Pieridae (10 species), Lycaenidae (38 species), Nymphalidae (93 species) and Hesperiidae (25 species) are listed as rare or very rare in Indian literature, which does not mean they are rare in Bhutan. 120 species are protected under different schedules of Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 2002. None of the butterfly species reported from Bhutan are included in the protected schedules of Forest and Nature Conservation Rules, 2006 of Bhutan except Bhutanitis ludlowi Gabriel, 1942 (Ludlow’s Bhutan Glory).Inventory research activities of butterfly fauna through participation of specialists, amateur lepidopterists and relevant authorities in all parts of Bhutan is necessary and advisable.