Some Records of Owlet Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of Chirpine Forest of Jammu Province

Author(s): Pawan Kumar, Manoj Kumar & Akhil Kumar

During present investigation,eleven species of owlet moths(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) were identified for the first time from Chirpine forest of six district of Jammu province. Chirpine forestsof Jammu province were explored to access and study the Noctuid diversity. Extensive survey was conducted at different selected sites in var-ious districtsof Jammu and Kashmir. It has also been emphasized that the life history studies and location of larval host plants of non-pest species are essential from the conservation point of view.


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