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  • Title
    A preliminary checklist of butterflies (Lepidoptera: Rhophalocera) of Mendrelgang, Tsirang District, Bhutan
    Type
    Report
    Description
    "The survey was conducted to prepare a preliminary checklist of butterflies of Mendrelgang, Bhutan. Butterflies were sampled from February 2012 to February 2013 to assess the species richness in a degraded forest patch of a sub-tropical broadleaf forest. This short-term study recorded 125 species of butterflies in 78 genera from five families. Of these, Sordid Emperor Apatura sordida Moore, Black-veined Sergeant Athyma ranga ranga Moore, Sullied Sailor Neptis soma soma Linnaeus, Blue Duke Euthalia durga durga Moore, Pea Blue Lampides boeticus Linnaeus and Chocolate Albatross Appias lyncida Cramer are listed in Schedule II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act (IWPA) 1972. This study provides the baseline data of butterfly species richness of Mendrelgang. Keyword : Bhutan, butterfly, Schedule II, species richness, subtropical broadleaf forest, Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972. "
  • Title
    A first record of Clanis hyperion Cadiou & Kitching, 1990 (Lepidoptera Sphingidae) in Bhutan, and a preliminary checklist of the hawkmoths of Mendrelgang, Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa
    Type
    Report
    Description
    An inventory of hawkmoths (Sphingidae) of Mendrelgang division of Tsirang District, Bhutan was undertaken between December 2011 and September 2012. A total of 27 species was recorded belonging to three subfamilies. The most notable wasClanis hyperionCadiou & Kitching 1990. The present record extends the known distribution ofC. hyperionto the eastern Himalaya, and significantly it is the first record of the species from northwest of the Brahmaputra River. Keyword :Checklist,Clanis hyperion, eastern Himalaya, range extension.
    Attribution
    Sphingidae, Lepidoptera, Bhutan