A clean list of Odonata names have been uploaded on IBP based on Subramanian, K.A. and Babu, R. (2017). Checklist of Odonata (Insecta) of India. Version 3.0.

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  • Title
    Species persistence: a re-look at the freshwater fish fauna of Chennai, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Loss of habitat is one of the prime reasons for species extinction. It is generally established that certain classes of animals are more prone to extinction than others due to their restricted use of available habitats. Freshwater fish are among these sensitive animals. While local extinctions have rendered some species rare throughout their geographical range, many others have demonstrated higher levels of persistence. This paper focuses on a recent in-depth study of the primary freshwater fishes in and around Chennai. The study that spanned a period of two years recorded a total of 75 species of primary freshwater fish, of which 17 are new reports.
    Attribution
    Knight J.D.M., Devi K.R. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(2) pp. 1334-1337; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2519.1334-7
  • Title
    On a record of Puntius gelius (Hamilton, 1822) (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Tamil Nadu
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Small sized freshwater fishes that prefer specialized aquatic habitats tend to be overlooked in most ichthyofaunal surveys. This is evident from sporadic collections that identify species of fish that were not previously known from the region or locality. In this paper the discovery of Puntius gelius from Chennai is reported. P. gelius interstingly is a species that is popular amongst hobbyists in the western world. Its occurrence in Chennai and further south in Cuddalore extends its geographical range southward by more than 800kms.
    Attribution
    Knight J.D.M. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(2) pp. 786-787; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2298.786-7