BIODIVERSITY OF FAMILY PIERIDAE FROM TANDOJAM PAKISTAN

Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan

  • N. A. Abro Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan
  • I. Khatri Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan
  • M. A. Rustamani Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan
  • M. A. Abro Department of Plant Pathology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan
  • R. Kandhro Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan
Keywords: pieridae, pierid butterfly, Tandojam, taxonomy

Abstract

Collection of family Pieridae from Tandojam area was done with the aim to enrich our knowledge on the diversity of these economically important families in our agro-ecosystem. The experiment was conducted at the Insect Systematic Laboratory, Department of Entomology Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. During the study 62 members of family Pieridae were collected from various localities of Tandojam. Results showed that the family Pieridae revealed the occurrence of 09 species under two sub-families; Pierinae with the record of one species and Coliadinae with eight species record.

Published
2018-12-31