The Order Lepidoptera is the second largest
insect Order in the
At least 195 of them
Butterflies and 49 are Skippers, rest
and micro Moths.
include 23 species of Endemic butterflies. Endemicity of
other Lepidoptera is
still uncertain and cannot give exact figure without further studies. The aim of
this website is to
facilitate and popularize
and conservation in Sri Lanka. I believe that the content of this website will be useful for primary school students to serious lepidopterists including undergraduates, graduate students, taxonomists, conservationists, naturalists, environmentalists, entomologists, zoologists, any nature enthusiastic and general public who concern about our natural heritage.
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