Checklist of moths (Heterocera) of Tadong, Sikkim, India

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Prayash Chettri
Yuki Matsui
Hideshi Naka
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6735-6461
Archana Tiwari

Abstract

This study attempts to create a checklist of moths recorded from two different parts of Tadong in Sikkim, located in the northeastern Himalaya of India. Out of 160 photographed specimens of moths, 133 species were identified and classified. Sixteen families of moths were recorded out of which Erebidae (30.83%) had the highest number of species followed by Geometridae (24.81%), and Crambidae (18.05%) while the other families comprised of 26.30% of the total species.

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Chettri, P., Matsui, Y., Naka, H. and Tiwari, A. 2021. Checklist of moths (Heterocera) of Tadong, Sikkim, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 12 (Oct. 2021), 19837–19848. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7104.13.12.19837-19848.
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