International Journal of Entomology Research

International Journal of Entomology Research


International Journal of Entomology Research
International Journal of Entomology Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2021)

Partial checklist of moths (lepidoptera) of Darjeeling hills, West Bengal, India


Prayash Chettri, Rujas Yonle

In this study, 407 species of moths belonging to 293 genera, 62 subfamilies, and 24 families were recorded and identified within the survey of 102 days covering all seasons of Darjeeling hills. Out of these 407 species of moths, family Geometridae dominated with 34.39% of the total species followed by Erebidae with 22.85%, Crambidae with 14.49%, family Noctuidae with 5.41% while the rest 22.86% species belonged to 20 other families.
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Prayash Chettri, Rujas Yonle. Partial checklist of moths (lepidoptera) of Darjeeling hills, West Bengal, India. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 89-99
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