Arunachal: Butterfly Survey Records 133 Species In Ledum

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A butterfly survey concluded at Ledum area in Arunachal Pradesh's East Siang district on Saturday reported the sighting of 133 species, including six rare species.

The three-day survey was organised by State Foundation for Biodiversity Conservation in collaboration with the state forest and tourism departments.

The survey was conducted during the third edition of Butterfly & Biodiversity Meet from October 8 to 12.

The rare species spotted by the team are saffron (Mota massyla), yellow viened lancer (Pyroneura margherita), scarce red forester (Letha distans butler), Indian awlking, white dragontail and jungle glory.

Researchers say that butterflies have vital role in pollination, and have biotic factor on the environment....

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