The diversity and species composition of butterfly i9n Santubong National Park, Sarawak

Adila Najwa, Lokman Hakim (2015) The diversity and species composition of butterfly i9n Santubong National Park, Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The study was focused on the diversity and species composition of butterfly at Santubong National Park, Sarawak. This research was carried out from 17th January 2015 until 25th January 2015 and 27th February 2015 until 1" March 2015. During the 12 days of sampling, a total 78 individuals were captured comprising of 36 species from five families; Papilionidae, Nymphalidae, Lycaenidae, Pieridae and Hesperiidae, were recorded and identified. The highest relative abundance is from family Nymphalidae (63.89%) followed by the family of Papilionidae (11.11%), Pieridae (11.11%), Hesperiidae (8.33%), and Lycaenidae (5.56%). Aerial net and baited trap were used to sample the butterflies which were captured and recorded. The most dominant species is Amathuxidia amythaon ottomana (11 individuals), followed by Ypthima pandocus sertorius (nine individuals). The diversity index for the distribution of the butterflies was 3.21.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diversity, Composition, Butterfly, Santubong National Park, Diversity index, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2020 09:09
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2020 09:09
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/32475

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