An observation on the fruit feeding behavior of butterflies in some areas of Bangladesh

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Tahsinur Rahman Shihan


Very little information has been found about the behavior of fruit feeding butterflies in Bangladesh. So this was an attempt to know about the fruit feeding behavior of butterflies from different areas of Bangladesh.  The study was conducted during June 2014 to September 2015. A total of 11 species and 53 individuals of butterflies of two families feeding on 11 species on the fruits of 11 families were reported. The greatest number of species (five) fed on Averrhoa carambola, Psidium guajava and Mangifera indica followed by Ananas comosus feeding by two species and remaining fruit species feeding by one species of butterfly

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Shihan, T.R. 2016. An observation on the fruit feeding behavior of butterflies in some areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 12 (Oct. 2016), 9479–9485. DOI:
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