Sadhana Kesharwani, Arjun Shukla
Abstract: Butterflies (Lepidoptera) generally observed high in man-made gardens or disturbed forests. Present data was collected during study of one year from March 2015 to March 2016 in catchment of Rani Durgavati university campus, Jabalpur as part of an extensive study of biodiversity. Diversity of butterfly community has included 20 species belonging to 5 families and categories on the basis of their abundance and flight period of different seasons. This study is aimed towards contributing to the plane of biodiversity restoration in studied region and development of management strategies so as to ensure sustenance of butterflies and ecosystem services derived from them.
Keywords: Rani Durgavati Campus, Diversity, Host Plant, Pollination, Butterflies