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Index Rhopalocera Indica

Rajendra Kumar Varshney

Index Rhopalocera Indica

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • South Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Butterflies -- India -- Nomenclature (Popular),
    • Butterflies -- South Asia -- Nomenclature (Popular),
    • Insects -- India -- Nomenclature (Popular),
    • Insects -- South Asia -- Nomenclature (Popular)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR.K. Varshney.
      SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India., Occasional paper no. 47
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL556.I4 V37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <2- > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3007497M
      LC Control Number84901027

      Nasekomye, klestshi i gelminty, Novosibirsk: 22 — 24, 26; ris. Simple photoreceptor cells located at the genitals are important for this and other adult behaviours. Tenthredo, Kyoto, 3 4 : The highest number of genera 52 is represented by family Nymphalidae followed by Lycaenidae 38Hesperiidae 20Pieridae 15and Papilionidae 4 ; while the family with highest number of species is Nymphalidae followed by Papilionidae 81Lycaenidae 80Pieridae 50and Hesperiidae

      The thorax is composed of three segments, each with a pair of legs. In the English county of Devon, people once hurried to kill the first butterfly of the year, to avoid a year of bad luck. Simple photoreceptor cells located at the genitals are important for this and other adult behaviours. In hilltopping, males of some species seek hilltops and ridge tops, which they patrol in search for females.

      Chemical defences are widespread and are mostly based on chemicals of plant origin. These migrations take place over a number of generations and no single individual completes the whole trip. The Lycaenidae have a false head consisting of eyespots and small tails false antennae to deflect attack from the more vital head region. The study adopted a combination of multi-stage and purposive sampling techniques in the selection and collection of data from male and female cassava farmers. A spermatophore is deposited in the female, following which the sperm make their way to a seminal receptacle where they are stored for later use.


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Butterfly families Family Common name Characteristics Image Hedylidae American moth-butterflies Small, brown, like geometrid moths; antennae not clubbed; long slim abdomen Hesperiidae Skippers Small, darting flight; clubs on antennae hooked backwards Lycaenidae Blues, coppers, hairstreaks Small, brightly coloured; often have false heads with eyespots and small tails resembling antennae Nymphalidae Brush-footed or four-footed butterflies Usually have reduced forelegs, so appear four-legged; often brightly coloured Papilionidae Swallowtails Often have 'tails' on wings; caterpillar generates foul taste with osmeterium organ; pupa supported by silk girdle Pieridae Whites and allies Mostly white, yellow or orange; some serious pests of Brassica; pupa supported by silk girdle Riodinidae Metalmarks Often have metallic spots on wings; often conspicuously coloured with black, orange and blue Etymology The original "butter-fly"?

Illustrated common of the Lepidoptera. Many are well camouflaged; others are aposematic with bright colours and bristly projections containing toxic chemicals obtained from their food plants.

Munis Ent Zool 10 1 — Many tropical butterflies have seasonal forms for dry and wet seasons. The subject of this article is from the Foundation update. In general, they do not carry as much pollen load as bees, but they are capable of moving pollen over greater distances.

Some butterflies have organs of hearing and some species make stridulatory and clicking sounds. Development of butterfly wing patterns begins by the last larval instar. Large blue Phengaris arion caterpillars trick Myrmica ants into taking them back to the ant colony where they feed on the ant eggs and larvae in a parasitic relationship.

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They sip water from damp patches for hydration and feed on nectar from flowers, from which they obtain sugars for energy, and sodium and other minerals vital for reproduction.

The mouthparts are adapted for chewing with powerful mandibles and a pair of maxillae, each with a segmented palp.

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The butterfly was sometimes depicted with the maw of a jaguar, and some species were considered to be the reincarnations of the souls of dead warriors. Condition: New. Since it usually occurs in species with low population density, it is assumed these landscape points are used as meeting places to find mates.

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Similarly, the income level of women, the poor entrepreneurial attitude of women, poor access to technology and training, women gender, poor access of women to western education, their poor access to production capital, and access to market were identified to have strong effect significance as being significant on the production of cassava in the area.

Ladakh region harbors the highest number of species followed by Kashmir and Jammu TS: Dipsas saepestriata Hewitson, When the small cabbage white was accidentally introduced to New Zealand, it had no natural enemies.

Developmental Dyslexia: Current Scenario Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Rhopalocera synonyms, Rhopalocera pronunciation, Rhopalocera translation, English dictionary definition of Rhopalocera.

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n. pl. 1. A division of Lepidoptera including all the butterflies. They differ from other Lepidoptera in having club-shaped antennæ. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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Abstract. The chapter reports butterfly fauna occurring in Jammu and Kashmir State. A total of species belonging to genera distributed under 25 subfamilies in 5 families are known to occur in the three distinct biogeographic regions of the State (Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh); these species account for ca.

27% of the India’s butterfly fauna. Butterflies are insects in the macrolepidopteran clade Rhopalocera from the order Lepidoptera, which also includes moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight.

The group comprises the large superfamily Papilionoidea, which contains at least one former group, the skippers (formerly the superfamily "Hesperioidea") and the most recent. The present communication deals with the new nymphalid butterfly records from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The sightings are based on the butterfly surveys conducted in different ecosystems of Jammu region in a span of two years. The paper calls for more organized and intensive butterfly surveys t.