2014 Volume 1 Issue 4

The Abundance of Guinea fowl Butterflies (Hamanumida daedalus; Nymphalidae) in Kingupira Sector, Selous Game Reserve


Kelvin Ngongolo, Imani Mkasanga, Samuel Mtoka, Annah Mahulu, Atuhombye Sigala, Hortensia Pascal, Inviolata Gabriel, Egla Arcard, Simon Rogath, Qudra Zuberi, Vicent Swai, Janet Masami, Jonathan Kivuyo, Raymond Kilumbi, Frank Ruzegeli, Emmanuel Maziku
Abstract

The study aimed at determining the abundance of Hamanumida daedalus; Nymphalidae in North East Sector-Kingupira, in Selous Game Reserve. Transect-quadrat count was used in sampling the Butterflies. The abundance varied significant among transect (P<0.05). The relation between the trees and butterflies abundance was positive correlated (P<0.05). More is still to be discovered ondiscovered on this species in Tanzania and Selous Game Reserve in particular.

Key word; Abundance, Guinea fowl butterfly, Selous Game Reserve, Kingupira


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