Leading up to the National Moth Week on July 22, we interview some contributors of moth observations.Listen to the first podcast episode with Nagesh O. S. on the IBP blog.

Featured Document

Browse Documents

1 document found tagged first instar [X]
  • Title
    Chaetotaxy of first instar caterpillar of the Common Pierrot Castalius rosimon (Fabricius) (Papilionoidea: Lycaenidae: Polyommatinae)
    Journal Article
    Castalius rosimon (Fabricius) commonly  available in northwestern India has been reared on the leaves of its natural host plant, Zizipus oenoplia Mill. (Rhamnaceae) in Himachal Pradesh. Detailed examination of the chaetotaxy of first instar caterpillar has been attempted and the position of various setae and lenticles has been discussed. The crochets have been recorded to be uniserial and uniordeal. 
    Kaur Manbeer, Sidhu Avtar Kaur, Rose H. S. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(7) pp. 7839-7842; doi:10.11609/jott.2333.7839-7842