Taxonomic survey of four species of subfamily Apaturinae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae) from western Himalaya, India with illustration of external genitalia

  • Deepika Mehra Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, India
  • Jagbir Singh Kirti Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, India
  • Avtar Kaur Sidhu Zoological Survey of India, High Altitude Regional Centre, Saproon, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India

Abstract

Four butterfly species viz., Dilipa morigana (Westwood), Hestina persimilis Butler, Hestinalis nama (Doubleday) and Sephisa dichroa (Kollar) under the subfamily Apaturinae from western Himalaya with external genitalic attributes were described and illustrated in detail. Pictorial identification keys for the taxa have been formulated.

Published
2018-06-08
How to Cite
Mehra, D., Kirti, J. S., & Sidhu, A. K. (2018). Taxonomic survey of four species of subfamily Apaturinae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae) from western Himalaya, India with illustration of external genitalia. ENTOMON, 43(2), 119-128. Retrieved from https://www.entomon.in/index.php/Entomon/article/view/374
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