A new record of Bibasis gomata (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) on kesseru, Heteropanax fragrans (Roxb.) from India

Abstract :

Bibasis gomata Moore(1865) is belongs to the family Hesperiidae in order Lepidoptera was noticed feeding on kesseru plant, Heteropanax fragrans (Roxb.) Seem (Family: Araliaceae) during 2013 and analysis of literature indicates that this is the first record of B. gomata Mooreon kesseru plantation crop at Farm No. 3, Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Lahdoigarh, Assam. In the manuscript the host range of B. gomata and taxonomy and morphological characters are presented.

Keyword :

Bibasis gomata,new record, kesseru, Assam, India

Author(s) : Kumar, R., Chutia, P., Gogoi, B., Ahmed, M., Rajkhowa, G.
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Published Issue : 2015 Vol. 10 Number 2

2015 Vol. 10 Number 2