80 butterfly species, some of them rare, sighted at Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary A three-day ‘Butterfly Meet’ in the Arippa forests and the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary from December 15 reported at least 80 species of butterflies in the area. The event was organised by Warblers and Waders, a Thiruvananthapuram-based nature lovers’ forum. Butterfly expert C. Susanth said a few rare species were sighted during the survey. Among them was Tamil Oak Blue, one of the rarest butterflies of the Western Ghats. Another rare butterfly sighted was Kanara Oak Blue, endemic to the Western Ghats.Mr. Susanth said the Malabar tree nymph was among the uncommon butterflies sighted. The species, which practically floats in the air, is the slowest moving butterfly in India. In Malayalam it is called Vanadevatha and… Next »
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