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  • Title
    Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Dragonfly and damselfly (Odonata) species diversity and status were studied in the 1.09sq.km campus of the Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (Central India). A total of 48 species of odonates belonging to 32 genera of two Sub-orders and 9 families viz., Coenagrionidae, Protoneuridae, Platycnemididae, Lestidae, Chlorocyphidae, Aeshnidae, Gomphidae, Libellulidae and Macromiidae were recorded. Six species previously unrecorded from Madhya Pradesh were added to the checklist. Of the total 48 species, 15 were very common, 15 were common, 16 rare and two very rare. The observations support the value of the TFRI campus in providing valuable resources for Odonata fauna.
    Attribution
    Tiple A.D., Paunikar S., Talmale S.S. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(4) pp. 2529-2533; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2657.2529-33
  • Title
    Butterfly species diversity, relative abundance and status in Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A survey was conducted to record the butterfly diversity, status and occurrence of butterfly species in the Tropical Forest Research Institute campus area of 109 hectare within Jabalpur city from June 2008 to May 2009. A total of 62 species of butterflies belonging to 47 genera of 5 families viz., Papilionidae (5 species), Pieridae (9 species), Nymphalidae (25 species), Lycaenidae (16 species) and Hesperiidae (7 species) were recorded. Of the total 65 species, 24 (37%) were commonly occurring, 16 (26%) were very common, 2 (3%) were not rare, 17 (26%) were rare and 6 (8%) were very rarely occurring. Of these eight species are listed in the Indian Wildlife (protection) Act 1972. The observations support the importance of the Tropical Forest Research Institute campus which provides a habitat and valuable resources for butterflies.
    Attribution
    Tiple A.D. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(4) pp. 2713-2717; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2656.2713-7