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Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan

Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan

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Butterfly and Moths of Bhutan
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Jatishwor Singh Irungbam

11 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

Spotting Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Spotting
Autumn Leaf Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Autumn Leaf
Painted Lady Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Painted Lady
Grass Yellow Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Grass Yellow
Common Earl Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Common Earl
Common Sergeant Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Common Sergeant
Hesperiidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Hesperiidae
Dingy Sailer Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Dingy Sailer
Sordid Emperor Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Sordid Emperor
Geometridae IrungbamJatishworSingh 2 0 Geometridae
Blue Baron Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Blue Baron
Bath White Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Bath White
Constable Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Constable
Pasha Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Pasha
Blue Tit Butterfly Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Blue Tit Butterfly
Leopard Lacewing Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 8 1 Leopard Lacewing
Tawny Rajah Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Tawny Rajah
Pallid Argus Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 4 0 Pallid Argus
Rice Swift Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Rice Swift
White-Edged Blue Baron (Male) Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 White-Edged Blue Baron (Male)
Drepanidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 0 Drepanidae
Tawny Rajah Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 Tawny Rajah
White-Edged Blue Baron (Male) Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 0 White-Edged Blue Baron (Male)
Malayan Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 8 0 Malayan
Epicopeiidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 2 Epicopeiidae
Drepanidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Drepanidae
Nymphalidae IrungbamJatishworSingh 2 1 Nymphalidae
Striped Green Hawkmoth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Striped Green Hawkmoth
Golden Emperor Moth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 4 0 Golden Emperor Moth
Spotting Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 3 1 Spotting
Zygaenidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 4 1 Zygaenidae
Rosy Swirled Hawkmoth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 2 Rosy Swirled Hawkmoth
Hesperiidae IrungbamJatishworSingh 3 1 Hesperiidae
Nolidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 8 0 Nolidae
Spotting IrungbamJatishworSingh 2 0 Spotting
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 17 1 Geometridae
Cossidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Cossidae
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Geometridae
Crepiscular Hawkmoth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Crepiscular Hawkmoth
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Geometridae
Crambidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Crambidae
Pyralidae, Epipaschiinae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 2 Pyralidae, Epipaschiinae
Golden Emperor Moth Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 1 Golden Emperor Moth
Glassy Tiger IrungbamJatishworSingh 3 1 Glassy Tiger
Eupterotidae IrungbamJatishworSingh 3 0 Eupterotidae
Orange Oakleaf (DSF) Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 13 5 Orange Oakleaf (DSF)
Geometridae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 5 2 Geometridae
Tawny Rajah Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Tawny Rajah
Arctiinae, Erebidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 2 0 Arctiinae, Erebidae
Erebidae Jatishwor Singh Irungbam 1 0 Erebidae

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