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A check list of butterflies of Rajshahi University Campus, Bangladesh
Mahdi, S.H.A.; Reza, A.M.S.; Parween, S.; Khan, A.R. (2013). A check list of butterflies of Rajshahi University Campus, Bangladesh. University Journal of Zoology Rajshahi University 32: 27-37
In: University Journal of Zoology Rajshahi University: Rajshahi. ISSN 1023-6104, more
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    Butterfly, Rajshahi University campus

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  • Mahdi, S.H.A.
  • Reza, A.M.S.
  • Parween, S.
  • Khan, A.R.

    The butterflies of the Rajshahi University campus have been collected and identifying since 1991. A total of 88 species under 56 genera and 10 families were identified. The number of identified species and their percentage were recorded family wise as: Nymphalidae (21, 23.86%), Pieridae (20, 22.73%), Papilionidae (13, 14.77%), Danaidae (10, 11.36%), Lycaenidae (9, 10.23%), Satyridae (8, 9.09%), Hespiriidae (4, 4.54%); and those of the families Acraeidae, Amathusidae and Riodinidae (1, 1.14%). There were 24 very common, 23 common, 25 rare and 16 very rare species.

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