SPECIES DIVERSITY OF BUTTERFLY (LEPIDOPTERA: RHOPALOCERA) IN PERLIS STATE PARK, KEDAWI REGION OF MALAYSIA

Nur Syafinaz, Roslan (2016) SPECIES DIVERSITY OF BUTTERFLY (LEPIDOPTERA: RHOPALOCERA) IN PERLIS STATE PARK, KEDAWI REGION OF MALAYSIA. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study focused on the diversity of butterfly species at Perlis State Park which is also part of Kedawi Region. Aerial net and baited traps were used within the ten days of sampling from 17th April 2015 to 21st April 2015 and 12th November 2015 and 16th November 2015. A total of 99 individuals from 42 species had been obtained comprises of five families; Papilionidae, Nymphalidae, Lycaenidae, Pieridae and Hesperiidae. Family Nymphalidae had been found as the most abundant family with 30 species and 78 individuals. Bassarona teuta rayana from family Nymphalidae had been listed as the most abundant species from this study with 15 individuals. Whereas the least abundant was family Hesperiidae with one individual for each of two species that had been found. The Shannon index for the diversity of the butterflies was 3.41. Keywords: diversity, butterfly, Perlis State Park, diversity index

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2016.
Uncontrolled Keywords: diversity, butterfly, Perlis State Park, diversity index
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Idris
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2021 06:36
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 03:06
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/36230

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