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  • Title
    A checklist of birds of Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A checklist of birds of Kerala State is presented in this paper. Accepted English names, scientific binomen, prevalent vernacular names in Malayalam, IUCN conservation status, endemism, Wildlife (Protection) Act schedules, and the appendices in the CITES, pertaining to the birds of Kerala are also given. The State of Kerala has 500 species of birds, 17 of which are endemic to Western Ghats, and 24 species fall under the various threatened categories of IUCN.
    Attribution
    J Praveen (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(7) pp. 7983-8009; doi:10.11609/jott.2001.7.13.7983-8009
  • Title
    A checklist of amphibians of Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A checklist of amphibians of Kerala State is presented in this paper.  Accepted English names, scientific binomen,  vernacular names in Malayalam, IUCN conservation status, endemism, Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act schedules, and the appendices in the CITES, pertaining to the amphibians of Kerala are also given.  The State of Kerala has 151 species of amphibians, 136 of which are endemic to Western Ghats and 50 species fall under the various threatened categories of IUCN.  
    Attribution
    Das Sandeep (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(7) pp. 8023-8035; doi:10.11609/jott.2003.7.13.8023-8035
  • Title
    A checklist of reptiles of Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A checklist of reptiles of Kerala State is presented, along with their Scientific, English and Malayalam names, endemic status, conservation status in the latest IUCN Red List category, different Schedules of Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act and the Appendices of CITES.  A total of 173 species under 24 families belonging to three orders are recorded from Kerala.  Of these, 87 species are endemic to the Western Ghats, which include the 10 Kerala endemics.  Of the 173 species, 23 are listed in the various threatened categories of IUCN. 
    Attribution
    Palot Muhamed Jafer (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(7) pp. 8010-8022; doi:10.11609/jott.2002.7.13.8010-8022
  • Title
    A checklist of mammals of Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A checklist of mammals of Kerala State is presented in this paper. Accepted English names, scientific binomen, prevalent vernacular names in Malayalam, IUCN conservation status, endemism, Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act schedules, and the appendices in the CITES, pertaining to the mammals of Kerala are also given. The State of Kerala has 118 species of mammals, 15 of which are endemic to Western Ghats, and 29 species fall under the various threatened categories of IUCN.  
    Attribution
    Nameer P. O. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(7) pp. 7971-7982; doi:10.11609/jott.2000.7.13.7961-7972
  • Title
    A checklist of the vertebrates of Kerala State, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Following the first publication on vertebrates of India (Blanford 1888–1890), a huge wealth of information has been compiled on the vertebrate fauna of various biogeographic zones of the country, especially the Western Ghats.  The state of Kerala comprising of a land area of 38,863km2, 590km coastline, an intricate system of backwaters along the coast, tropical moist forests of the Western Ghats, the highly undulating terrain, and the tropical monsoon is a unique geographical and environmental entity rich in biodiversity.  A region-specific checklist that summarises and documents the current status of vertebrate diversity provides benchmark data for documentation and appreciation of biodiversity at regional level.  Further, with the current rate of global biodiversity loss and concordant conservation efforts, the taxonomic community has a greater responsibility to make scientific information available to scientists, policy makers, politicians, research students and all relevant stakeholders, an attempt that has been made in the present paper.  The State of Kerala has 1847 species of vertebrates in 330 families and 81 orders, of which 386 are endemic to the Western Ghats region (of the Western Ghats - Sri Lanka Hotspot), and 205 species as threatened. Six hundred and eighty species of vertebrates of Kerala have been listed in the various schedules of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, while 148 are listed in the different appendices of CITES.  
    Attribution
    Nameer P. O., J Praveen, Bijukumar A., Palot Muhamed Jafer, Das Sandeep, Raghavan Rajeev (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(7) pp. 7961-7970; doi:10.11609/jott.1999.7.13.7961-7970