An attempt of understanding butterfly monitoring methods
Kavya K Saraf, Dr. Murali
Butterflies are the important groups in Insects; they are ecologically beneficial, helps in ecosystem balance. Because of their attractiveness besides Entomologists, Researchers and Students, even the people interested in nature, wildlife, butterfly amateurs too study, observe, monitor the butterfly with the equal interest and intensity like academics. The check lists of butterflies are being prepared for various regions of world and species are being added regularly to the present check list because of interested people. If the approach is systematic and scientific the results are still accurate and can use for various conservation and ecosystem reconstruction programmes. Keeping this in view, in this paper an attempt was made to communicate microscopic information about butterfly monitoring methods, so that a beginner, lay person who is interested in butterflies, could get the butterflies monitoring methods in a single stretch.