Sighting of blue-spotted crow Euploea mulciber mulciber (Cramer), 1777 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae) in Punjab, India

Abstract :

Recently, while conducting a ‘General Faunistic Survey’ of Punjab in the districts of Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Rupnagar (Ropar) and Ludhiana, one specimen of Euploea mulciber mulciber (Cramer)was taken in the scrubby habitat at Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary in district Hoshiarpur, Punjab in the forenoon of 10th November, 2013. The present record of E. mulciber mulciber from Takhni-Rehmapur WLS can be treated as an addition to the butterfly fauna of Punjab.


Keyword :

Euploea mulciber, Danainae, Takhni-Rehmapur WLS, Punjab


Author(s) : Shrama, N.
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Published Issue : 2015 Vol. 10 Number 1


2015 Vol. 10 Number 1