Natural history of Large Cabbage White Pieris brassicae nepalensis Gray, 1846 (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) on Nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus (Tropaeolaceae) in Uttarakhand, India

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Bhawana Kapkoti Negi
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1094-9303
Ravindra K. Joshi
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4313-4431

Abstract

Larval food preferences and various life cycle stages of Pieris brassicae nepalensis, a white butterfly of family pieridae was observed on Tropaeolum majus, nasturtiun, the Indian Cress an orange coloured, garden ornamental plant, in district Almora, Uttrakhand. 

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Negi, B.K. and Joshi, R.K. 2018. Natural history of Large Cabbage White Pieris brassicae nepalensis Gray, 1846 (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) on Nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus (Tropaeolaceae) in Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 6 (May 2018), 11815–11817. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3900.10.6.11815-11817.
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