[This article belongs to Volume - 56, Issue - 01, 2024]
Gongcheng Kexue Yu Jishu/Advanced Engineering Science
Journal ID : AES-29-05-2024-77

Title : DIVERSITY OF MOTH (LEPIDOPTERA) IN THE VICINITY OF VEER WAJEKAR ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE PHUNDE, TAL-URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD
Pankaj T. Bhoye1 Aamod N. Thakkar2

Abstract :

Uran is located near to the Arabian Sea and known for coastal geography. Uran has industrial development, particularly in sectors related to the port and associated logistics. While undergoing changes due to industrialization, Uran tehsil faces challenges related to environmental conservation and sustainable development. Moth plays several essential roles in the environment. They serve as pollinators for various plants, aiding in the reproduction of many flowering plants play crucial role in food web serving food for various predator and also work as environmental bio indicator. The present study was conducted to prepare a checklist of moth from the campus of Veer Wajekar College Uran. The study was carried out from January2023 – August 2023. In this study, a total of 23 species were recorded from 8 different families, Erebidae, Noctuidae, Uraniidae, Sphinigidae, Pterophoridae, Geometridae, Crambidae, Saturniidae, from this Erebidae was the most dominating Family.