New nymphalid butterfly records from Jammu & Kashmir, India

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Shakha Sharma
Neeraj Sharma


The present communication deals with the new nymphalid butterfly records from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The sightings are based on the butterfly surveys conducted in different ecosystems of Jammu region in a span of two years. The paper calls for more organized and intensive butterfly surveys to understand their status, distribution and population dynamics in and around Jammu. 

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Neeraj Sharma, Faculty of Life Sciences, Institute of Mountain Environment, University of Jammu, Bhaderwah Campus, Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir 182222, India

Assistant Professor