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Faunal Component and Vertical Distribution of Butterflies in Yuanbao Mountain Nature Reserve of Guangxi, China
Author of the article:LIU Jian-wen1, JIANG Guo-fang2
Author's Workplace:(1.College of Agriculture, Guangxi University, Nanning 530004, China; 2.College of Life Science, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210046, China)
Key Words:Yuanbao Mountain Nature Reserve; butterfly; species; vertical distribution
Abstract:The paper analyses the faunal geographic composition, allocation of families and genera, and nature vertical distribution of butterflies in the Yuanbao Mountain Nature Reserve of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Now, there were 122 species belonging to 11 families, 23 subfamilies and 85 genera, and among them 4 species were rare and protected. There were an evident rule of vertical distribution for the butterflies in this area. From low to high elevation, three vertical zones were divided: (1) Artificial forest and evergreen broad-leaved forest zone, (2) Subtropical mountain evergreen broad-leaved forest zone, (3) Subtropical middle mountain evergreen and summergreen broad-leaved mixed forest and coniferous-broad mixed forest zone.
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