New host records of polyphagous Lepidoptera on Ban Oak Quercus leucotrichophora A. Camus (Fabaceae) in the Garhwal Himalaya, India

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Arun Pratap Singh
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0981-9050
Kalpana Bahuguna
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8466-4493
Gaurav Chand Ramola
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9479-3384

Abstract

The paper provides information on the life history stages of 12 species of Lepidoptera recorded for the first time feeding on Ban Oak Quercus leucotrichophora in Garhwal Himalaya, supported by images along with their distribution range and host plants recorded across the globe.  A comprehensive list of all the Lepidoptera recorded so far feeding on Q. leucotrichophora is also provided.

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Singh, A.P., Bahuguna, K. and Ramola, G.C. 2019. New host records of polyphagous Lepidoptera on Ban Oak Quercus leucotrichophora A. Camus (Fabaceae) in the Garhwal Himalaya, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 5 (Mar. 2019), 13579–13591. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4624.11.5.13579-13591.
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Author Biographies

Arun Pratap Singh, Entomology, Forest Protection Division, Forest Research Institute (ICFRE), P.O. New Forest, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India.

Scientist-F

Kalpana Bahuguna, Entomology, Forest Protection Division, Forest Research Institute (ICFRE), P.O. New Forest, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India.

Ph.D. Research Scholar

Gaurav Chand Ramola, Entomology, Forest Protection Division, Forest Research Institute (ICFRE), P.O. New Forest, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006, India.

Junior Project Fellow- ICFRE Project: Insect pests of Western Himlayan Oaks and their Management.