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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2014, Vol. 1 Issue 6, Part B
Butterflies of Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habiganj, Bangladesh
Author(s): Tahsinur Rahman Shihan and Mohammed Arif Hossain Prodhan
Abstract: Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area supported mixed tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen forests of great biodiversity value. A study was carried in this park during September 2013 to October 2014 to record the diversity of butterflies. During this study a total of 74 species of butterflies of 06 families were reported. In our study the most abundant family was Nymphalidae followed by Hesperiidae, Lycaenidae, Papilionidae and Pieridae, while Riodinidae was least abundant. Nymphalidae family represents 32 species; Hesperiidae represents 13 species, Lycaenidae represents 13 species, Papilionidae represents 08 species and Pieridae represents 07 species while Riodinidae only 01 species.
Map of Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary.

Fig. 1: Map of Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary.


Pages: 96-100  |  886 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Tahsinur Rahman Shihan, Mohammed Arif Hossain Prodhan. Butterflies of Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habiganj, Bangladesh. Int J Fauna Biol Stud 2014;1(6):96-100.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies