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  • Title
    Parasitization of a huntsman spider (Arachnida: Araneae: Sparassidae: Heteropoda venatoria) by a mermithid nematode (Nematoda: Mermithidae)
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The emergence of a mermithid worm from a huntsman spider Heteropoda venatoria was witnessed at Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal. It appears to be a first record of the spider family Sparassidae serving as a host for a member of the family Mermithidae.
    Attribution
    Sachin P. Ranade & Vibhu Prakash, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 13 (2016); pp. 9595–9596 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.3105.8.13.9595-9596
  • Title
    Coprophagy by Barking Deer Muntiacus vaginalis (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla: Cervidae) in Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A Barking Deer was seen feeding on Asian Elephant’s dung containing partly digested fruits of Dillenia indica at Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal. This case of coprophagy appears to be opportunistic frugivore selection by the deer. 
    Attribution
    Ranade Sachin P., Prakash Vibhu (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(7) pp. 7825-7826; doi:10.11609/jott.2328.7825-7826