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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
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Investigation of butterfly diversity in Longxi Hongkou National Nature Reserve, Sichuan
Author of the article:Dou Liang1 Chao Shuting1 Chen Xiang1 Yang Biao2*
Author's Workplace:1Key Laboratory of Bio-resources and Eco-environment of Ministry Education, Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology on Endangered Wildlife of Sichuan Province, Museum of Natural History/School of Life Sciences, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China; 2Key Laboratory of protection of wildlife resources, Ministry of education of Southwest China, China West Normal University, Sichuan, Nanchong, 637002, China; 3Longxi Hongkou National Nature Reserve Administration, Sichuan, Dujiangyan,611830, China; 4Chengdu Kang-Hua Community Development Center, Chengdu 610017, China
Key Words:butterflies; diversity; protected areas; Dujiangyan; list
Abstract:Abstract: Through the investigation of butterflies in Sichuan Longxi Hongkou National Nature Reserve and its surrounding areas in April to September of 2017, a total of 933 butterfly specimens were collected, belonging to 10 families, 55 genera, 98 species. Among them, the species number, Nymphalidae butterflies most (27 species), followed by Satyridae (25 species), Lycaenidae (14), the least is Acraeidae (1) and Amathusiidae (1); from the amount of speaking, most butterflies (Nymphalidae 225, accounting for 24.12%), followed by the Pieridae (224, 24.01%), Satyridae (153, 16.40%), is the least Danaidae (5, 0.53%) and Amathusiidae (3, 0.32%). Among the butterflies collected in July, the number of species (70 to 71.43% of the total), or the number of butterflies (284, accounting for 30.44% of the total) were the largest. Reserve of 98 species, 38 Oriental species, 9 Palaearctic species, 51 species are widespread species; excluding widespread species, Oriental and Palearctic species accounted for 80.9% and 19.1%, we can see that the region east of Ocean Butterflies species dominance, if included in the distribution across the Palaearctic and Oriental. Widely distributed species are Palaearctic species in total accounted for only 9.2%.
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