Lifecycle and fecula measurements of Cheritra freja (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), as relevant to the different larval stages

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Tharaka Sudesh Priyadarshana
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3962-5465
Ishara Harshajith Wijewardhane
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3587-8385

Abstract

Here we present some hitherto undescribed details of the habitat, lifecycle, immature stages and a new method for finding different larval stages of Cheritra freja by analyzing the fecula measurements of various larval instars. This study should be very useful in helping researchers to find larvae and new food plants.

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Priyadarshana, T.S. and Wijewardhane, I.H. 2017. Lifecycle and fecula measurements of Cheritra freja (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), as relevant to the different larval stages. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 3 (Mar. 2017), 10011–10013. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.1991.9.3.10011-10013.
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Tharaka Sudesh Priyadarshana, College of Forestry, Guangxi University, No. 100 Daxue Road, Nanning, Guangxi 530005, People’s Republic of China and Nature Explorations and Education Team, No: B-1 / G-6, De Soysapura, Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

College of Forestry, Masters candidate

Ishara Harshajith Wijewardhane, Sri Lanka School of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Karapincha, Kuruwita, Sri Lanka and Nature Explorations and Education Team, No: B-1 / G-6, De Soysapura, Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

Department of Agriculture, student

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