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    Subterranian termite genus Odontotermes (Blattaria: Isoptera: Termitidae) from Chhattisgarh, India with its annotated checklist and revised key
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The paper deals with eight subterranean species of termites of the genus Odontotermes from Chhattisgarh, India. Taxonomic descriptions along with photographs and key to all species have been provided.  Among them six species are reported for the first time from the state.  These six species are added to the previously known eight species resulting in a total of 14 species of termite belonging to four genera under the family Termitidae from Chhattisgarh. 
    Attribution
    Saha Nivedita, Mazumdar Prahlad C., Basak Jayati, Raha Angshuman, Majumder Amitava, Chandra Kailash; Journal of Threatened Taxa Vol 8, No 3 (2016) 26/3/2016; pp. 8602-8610; 10.11609/jott.2654.8.3.8602-8610
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    Extended distribution of endemic Travancore Murainagrass Ischaemum travancorense Stapf ex C.E.C. Fisch. (Poaceae) to central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Ischaemum travancorense Stapf ex C.E.C. Fisch., an endemic species, earlier known only from the Western Ghats of Kerala, Maharashtra and Goa is reported here for the first time from central India. 
    Attribution
    Datar Mandar N., Gorade Puroshottam, Nadgir Pratibha, Bayani Abhijeet (2014). Journal of Threatened Taxa 14(6) pp. 6733-6736; doi:10.11609/jott.1726.6733-6736
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    Fish diversity and assemblage structure in Ken River of Panna landscape, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Fish diversity and assemblage structure in relation to habitat variables were studied in 15 sites in Panna landscape, central India. The sampling was performed between February-April 2009. Fifty species of fishes belonging to 32 genera, 15 families and four orders were recorded from the study area. Cyprinids were the dominant assemblage members in all study streams (abundance ranges from 56.6-94.5 %). The cyprinid Devario aequipinnatus and the snakehead Channa gachua had highest local dominance (80% each) in Panna landscape. High Shannon and Margalef’s diversity was recorded in Madla region of Ken River. Similarity cluster analysis explained the study sites along Ken River (Gahrighat, Magradabri and Madla) had similar faunal assemblage. Canonical Correspondence Analysis (CCA) was performed to study the species association with a set of environmental variables. The CCA revealed that cyprinid abundance was associated with stream order, deeper habitat, flow and water temperature.
    Attribution
    Johnson J.A., Parmar R., Ramesh K., Sen S., Murthy R.S. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(4) pp. 3161-3172; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3024.3161-72
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    Butterfly diversity in tropical moist deciduous sal forests of Ankua Reserve Forest, Koina Range, Saranda Division, West Singhbhum District, Jharkhand, India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Butterflies were sampled during February and September 2008 using pollard walk method to assess the species diversity in the tropical moist deciduous sal forest habitats of Ankua Reserve Forest, Koina Range, Saranda Division, West Singhbhum District, Jharkhand. This area, a total of 999.9ha, is being proposed for lease under an iron ore mining project. This short-term study revealed high beta diversity of butterflies in these forest tracts, with 71 species recorded. Of these, two species, Leopard Lacewing Cethosia cyane (Drury, 1773) and Restricted Demon Notocrypta curvifascia (C. & R. Felder, 1862), are new records for Jharkhand state while three other species recorded are listed in the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972. This study provides support for long-term conservation of these fragmented sal forest tracts to ensure biodiversity protection.
    Attribution
    Singh A.P. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(2) pp. 1130-1139; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2274.1130-9