Butterflies of Kedarnath Musk Deer Reserve, Garhwal Himalaya, India

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A.P. Singh


A checklist of 147 species of butterflies recorded from Kedarnath Musk Deer Reserve in Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts of Uttarakhand state in India, studied during May 2006 - September 2008 is given along with their seasonality, altitudinal distribution and relative abundance in the study area.

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A.P. Singh

Arun P. Singh works on the conservation of biodiversity of the western Himalaya with special reference to butterflies and birds since past 15 years. His research work include ecology, taxonomy, environmental impact assessment (EIA) studies, along with teaching (Entomology and Wildlife Management) at Forest Research Institute University at Dehradun.