Name
Checklist of Butterflies of Western Ghats
Place
Western ghats
Observed on
Submitted
Updated
Attribution
Wikipedia
Source
Wikipedia page for the Butterflies of Western Ghats http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Ghats_butterflies
Notes
This is a Checklist of butterfly species found in the Western Ghats region. This region is a biodiversity hotspot and about 334 species of butterflies have been recorded in this list. The following are the families of butterflies found in this region: Papilionidae - Swallowtail Butterflies (19 species) Pieridae - Yellow-White Butterflies (34 species) Nymphalidae- Brush-Footed Butterflies (97 species) Lycaenidae- Blues, hairstreaks and Gossamer-Winged Butterflies (101 species) Hesperiidae - Skipper Butterflies (83 species)
References
1). Wildzone page for the checklist of butterflies of Western Ghats - http://www.wildone.in/butterfly-species-checklist/checklist-of-butterflies-of-western-ghats-region.html 2). Wikipedia page for Western Ghats - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Ghats 3). Patterns of butterfly, bird and tree diversity in the Western Ghats - http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/1610/
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