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Dr. P R Arun
STUDY AREA <ul><li>Moist-deciduous Forest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At Siruvani,  Southern Western Ghats </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLIES OF SIRUVANI
0.00 5.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 0.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 8.0 10.0 12.0 14.0 16.0 18.0 N...
0.00 20.00 40.00 60.00 80.00 100.00 120.00 140.00 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total butterflies/ count...
CONCLUSION <ul><li>Fluctuations in Swallowtail populations indicate that overall butterfly population </li></ul><ul><li>It...
 
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Seasonality of Swallowtails-ppt97.ppt

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Seasonality of Swallowtails-ppt97.ppt

  1. 1. Dr. P R Arun
  2. 2. STUDY AREA <ul><li>Moist-deciduous Forest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At Siruvani, Southern Western Ghats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 o 56’ - 58’ N and 76 o 41’ - 45’ E </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study Period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two years (1994-1996) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transect Counting Method </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly counts over two years </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLIES OF SIRUVANI
  4. 4. 0.00 5.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 0.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 8.0 10.0 12.0 14.0 16.0 18.0 NE Monsoon Winter Summer SW Monsoon Mean number/count
  5. 5. 0.00 20.00 40.00 60.00 80.00 100.00 120.00 140.00 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total butterflies/ count 0.00 3.00 6.00 9.00 12.00 15.00 18.00 21.00 No. of swallowtails/ count Total Butterflies Papilionidae
  6. 6. CONCLUSION <ul><li>Fluctuations in Swallowtail populations indicate that overall butterfly population </li></ul><ul><li>It could be used an indicator group for assessing overall butterfly abundance </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable as indicators because of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Larger size & conspicuous patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to identify even from a distance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relatively lower species diversity </li></ul></ul>

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