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Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan

Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan

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Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan
Created by

Jatishwor Singh Irungbam

9 participants 1,269 spottings

Bhutan is rich of her own biodiversity of flora and fauna including the varieties of Lepidoptera species. The main mission of this organisation is collect the photographs of the moths and butterfly of the Bhutan to make a data in order to keep track on its rich diversity of Lepidoptera. Bhutan, a small Eastern Himalayan country, ranks in the top 10% of countries with the highest species richness per unit area in the world. It covers an area of 40,076 sq. km. Its physical features are characterized by mountains, deep valleys, waterfalls, rivers, glacial lakes and moraine. The Kingdom has acquired special significance at the global level with regards to biological diversity.(@BAP 2009) The rich biodiversity of Bhutan includes more than 800 species of butterflies, 28 of which are endemic to the Eastern Himalayas, and as many as 750 plant species endemic to the Eastern Himalayas. Bhutan’s ecosystems are represented by sub-tropical forests, warm and cool broad-leaved forests, evergreen oak forests, chir pine forests, alpine meadows, and more. (@Convention on Biological Diversity) His Majesty the King Jigme Singye Wangchuk has stated that: "Throughout the centuries the Bhutanese have treasured their natural environment and have looked upon it as the source of all life. This traditional reverence for nature has delivered us into the twentieth century with our environment still richly intact. We wish to continue living in harmony with nature and to pass on this rich heritage to our future generations" (@RGOB. 1996)

Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan

Lat: 27.03 Long: 90.19

Recent Spottings

Epicopeiidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 2 Epicopeiidae
Malayan Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 7 0 Malayan
Blue Tit Butterfly Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Blue Tit Butterfly
Spotting Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 1 Spotting
Zygaenidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 4 1 Zygaenidae
Rosy Swirled Hawkmoth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Rosy Swirled Hawkmoth
Drepanidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Drepanidae
Nolidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 8 0 Nolidae
Spotting IrungbamJatishworSingh 2 0 Spotting
Cossidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Cossidae
Tawny Rajah Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Tawny Rajah
White-Edged Blue Baron (Male) Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 White-Edged Blue Baron (Male)
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Geometridae
Crepiscular Hawkmoth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Crepiscular Hawkmoth
Blue Baron Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Blue Baron
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Geometridae
Crambidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Crambidae
Pyralidae, Epipaschiinae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 1 Pyralidae, Epipaschiinae
Glassy Tiger IrungbamJatishworSingh 3 1 Glassy Tiger
Bath White Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Bath White
Tawny Rajah Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Tawny Rajah
Orange Oakleaf (DSF) Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 13 5 Orange Oakleaf (DSF)
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 2 Geometridae
Leopard Lacewing Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 1 Leopard Lacewing
Tawny Rajah Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Tawny Rajah
Pallid Argus Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Pallid Argus
Arctiinae, Erebidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Arctiinae, Erebidae
Rice Swift Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Rice Swift
Erebidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Erebidae
Erebidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Erebidae
Arctiinae, Erebidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Arctiinae, Erebidae
Constable Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Constable
Pasha Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Pasha
White-Edged Blue Baron (Male) Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 White-Edged Blue Baron (Male)
Crambidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 1 Crambidae
Lymantrinae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Lymantrinae
Noctuidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 26 12 Noctuidae
Silk Moth Cat IrungbamJatishworSingh 10 4 Silk Moth Cat
Spotting Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Spotting
Orange Oakleaf Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Orange Oakleaf
Yellow Dryad Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Yellow Dryad
Nolidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 31 6 Nolidae
JADE HAWKMOTH Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 JADE HAWKMOTH
Crambidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Crambidae
Geometridae, Geometrinae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Geometridae, Geometrinae
Spotting Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Spotting
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 2 Geometridae
Circe IrungbamJatishworSingh 2 0 Circe
Spotting Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Spotting
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 15 1 Geometridae

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