Bibliography: p. 31-32.
|Other titles||Hazaribagh National Park and near by areas in south Bihar (Lepidoptera : Rhopalocera)|
|Statement||by R.K. Varshney, B.Nandi, and S.C. Nahar.|
|Series||Records of the Zoological Survey of India., no. 31|
|Contributions||Nandi, B. 1942-, Nahar, S. C.|
|LC Classifications||QL556.I4 V38 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||38 p. :|
|Number of Pages||38|
|LC Control Number||81905503|
On a collection of butterflies from Hazaribagh National Park and near by areas in south Bihar (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) (Records of the Zoological Survey of India) by Rajendra Kumar Varshney () The butterflies of Sikkim Himalaya and their natural history: Includes many species found also in other parts of India and Himalaya: with India’s Second Butterfly Park in Shimla: The second butterfly park of India was opened in Shimla. Spanning over an area of 10 acres, a whopping 60 millions was invested in it. Now, this park hosts more than species of butterflies. 14 out of which were found in the cold deserts of Spiti and Lahaul. The park also has a museum and conservatory. The event at Rocky Mountain National Park on August was the sixth of ten “BioBlitzes” that the National Geographic Society and the National Park Service are partnering on over ten years. During a hour period, participants focus on finding and identifying as many species as possible in specific areas of the park. This website provides a gigantic collection of European moth, butterfly and caterpillar pictures as well as info on their foodplants, breeding, and life cycles. Sorted by scientific names. Highly recommended! Butterflies in Sweeden: Fantastic picture gallery of butterflies found in Sweeden.
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