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  • Title
    A new record of Gunther’s Waspfish Snyderina guentheri (Boulenger, 1889 (Scorpaeniformes: Tetrarogidae) from Visakhapatnam, India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Gunther's waspfish, Snyderina guentheri (Boulenger, 1889) was caught depth range of 300 m in the trawl net operated from Visakhapatnam, India. A total of thirty five specimens of length range 85-164 mm TL were collected. It is caught from deeper waters at depths of 300 meters along with members of family Triglidae. This species is characterized by the following morphological characters and colour pattern of this species.
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    Muddula Krishna Naranji & Sujatha Kandula, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 4 (2017); pp. 10130–10132 http://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2879.9.4.10130-10132
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    First report of the parasitoid wasp Piestopleura Förster (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea: Platygastridae) from India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    The genus Piestopleura is reported for the first time from India.
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    Kamalanathan Veenakumari, Peter Neerup Buhl, Anandhan Rameshkumar & Prashanth Mohanraj, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 2 (2017); pp. 9864–9865 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2829.9.2.9864-9865
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    Additions to the scorpion fauna (Arachnida: Scorpiones) of Kerala, India, with an illustrated key to the genera
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Two species of scorpions ( Arachnida : Scorpiones) viz., LychaslaevifronsPocock and Heterometrus flavimanus (Pocock) are reported for the first time form Kerala and an illustrated key to the genera and checklist of scorpion species of Kerala are provided. Currently 21 species under 09 genera of scorpions are known from the state.
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    K. Aswathi & P.M. Sureshan, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 2 (2017); pp. 9844–9850 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2039.9.2.9844-9850
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    Twenty-three new records of mantodea (Insecta) from some states of India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Photography of mantises in their natural habitat clearly indicates the presence of a good number of species in our country. The study disclosed new records of 23 species of mantises from different forests and rural greens of India. Photographs are also provided. All photographs, unless specified otherwise, are by Geetha Iyer. None of the mantises were collected.
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    Tushar Kanti Mukherjee, Geetha Iyer & Parbati Chatterjee, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 2 (2017); pp. 9829–9839 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.1936.9.2.9829-9839
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    Re-sighting record of Fulvous Leaf-nosed Bat Hipposideros fulvus Gray, 1838 (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Here we report re-sighting records of the Fulvous Leaf-nosed Bat Hipposideros fulvus after a gap of almost four decades (37 years), from Rajasthan, India, on the basis of two male specimens collected from a cave dwelling colony of about 20 individuals from Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. This species has been once reported in 1979 from a man-made tunnel in Mandore Garden in Jodhpur and later the same sighting information was re-quoted by several researchers. The present sighting from a new locality and the voucher specimen confirms the re-sighting of this species after a long gap.
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    Sumit Dookia, Gajendra Singh & Rajlakshmi Mishra, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 1 (2017); pp. 9764–9767http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2657.9.1.9764-9767
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    Carex capillaris L. (Cyperaceae) - a new distribution record for India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Carex capillaris L. is reported for the first time from Jammu & Kashmir as a new for India
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    Animesh Maji & V.P. Prasad, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 14 (2016); pp. 9673-9674 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2447.8.14.9673-9674
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    Diversity of Orthoptera (Insecta) fauna from Gomerda Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh, India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    The paper deals with the study of faunal diversity of Orthoptera of Gomerda Wildlife Sanctuary, Raigarh District of Chhattisgarh. Altogether 47 species pertaining to 44 genera under seven families are reported for the first time from the sanctuary. Two species, i.e., Phonarellus (Phonarellus) erythrocephalus erythrocephalus (Serville, 1839) and Teleogryllus (Macroteleogryllus) mitratus (Burmeister, 1838) are new additions to the Chhattisgarh State.
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    Sunil Kumar Gupta & Kailash Chandra, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 14 (2016); pp. 9653-9662 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2487.8.14.9653-9662
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    An occurrence of the rare Sharptail Mola Masturus lanceolatus (Lienard, 1840) (Tetraodontiformes: Molidae), in the coastal waters of Visakhapatnam, India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    A single specimen of the Sharptail MolaMasturus lanceolatus (Lienard, 1840) (total length 1.39m) was collected from a commercial trawler operated from Visakhapatnam at a depth range of 150–300 m, east coast of India on 12 April 2016. It was recorded for the first time in Visakhapatnam. A detailed description, morphometric and meristic characters of the species are provided in this paper
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    Muddula Krishna Naranji, Velamala Govinda Rao & Devara Venu, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 13 (2016); pp. 9592–9594 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2790.8.13.9592-9594
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    Dipcadi krishnadevarayae (Asparagaceae), a new plant species from Andhra Pradesh, India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    Dipcadi krishnadevarayae B.R.P.Rao (Asparagaceae), a new species from the Sri Krishnadevaraya University campus, Anantapuramu of Andhra Pradesh, India, is described and illustrated. The novel species is distinct from all other species of Dipcadi in having distinctly 6-lobed stigma and shows close affinity to D. serotinum (L.) Medik. and D. montanum (Dalzell) Baker. It differs from both allies in having a combination of up to 50cm long linear leaves, 85cm long 16–24 flowered scapes, greenish-yellow flowers, dark green band outside the outer tepals, distinctly 6-lobed stigma and up to 10 seeds in each locule.
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    Boyina Ravi Prasad Rao, Kothareddy Prasad, Dasari Veeranjaneyulu, Mudavath Chennakesavulu Naik, Sugali Salamma & Angajala Narayanaswamy, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 13 (2016); pp. 9562–9567 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.3039.8.13.9562-9567
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    Exosporium monanthotaxis Piroz. (Fungi: Ascomycota: Pezizomycotina) from Biligirirangan Hills, southern India
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    Journal Article
    Description
    The paper reports the fungus Exosporium monanthotaxis Piroz. on an unidentified dead twig from the forest floor of Biligirirangan Hills, Karnataka, India.
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    Rashmi Dubey & Shreya Sengupta, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 11 (2016); pp. 9394–9396 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2195.8.11.9394-9396
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    Gentiana saginoides Burkill (Magnoliopsida: Gentianales: Gentianaceae) rediscovered from Sunderdhunga Valley in Uttarakhand 155 years after description: notes on its population status
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    Journal Article
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    Gentiana saginoides Burkill (Gentianaceae) was described by Burkill in 1906 based on a collection from Sunderdhunga, Uttarakhand by T. Anderson in 1857. The species was not collected after its type collection despite attempts by several workers in the past. A field survey in and around the type locality was conducted in June 2012 and the species was re-discovered after a lapse of 155 years since its type collection. The species is tentatively categorised as ‘Critically Endangered’ based on field observations. A full description and diagrams of the species are provided here based on new specimens collected.
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    Dharmendra S. Rawat, Charan S. Rana, Harish Singh & Manish Karnatak, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 7 (2016); pp. 9048–9052 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2934.8.7.9048-9052
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    An updated checklist of shrimps on the Indian coast
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    Journal Article
    Description
    This study reports an updated checklist of marine shrimps found along the Indian coast, including the Lakshadweep and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. A total of 364 species classified under 128 genera belonging to the order Decapoda is reported, thus adding 27 species to the existing checklist of 337 species. Marine shrimps are classified under two suborders of the order Decapoda, viz., Dendrobranchiata and Pleocyemata, and the two suborders account for 155 (42.6 %) and 209 species (57.4 %) of these 364 species, respectively. Pleocyemata is represented by three infraorders, viz., Axiidea, Caridea and Stenopodidea, while Caridea has a maximum of 199 reported species. Among the 12 superfamilies, Penaeoidea contributed to 38.13% (135 species) followed by Paleaemonidea with 18.07% (64 species). All other superfamilies were found to contribute less than 12%. Superfamilies, Bresilloidea and Psalidopodoidea had only single species representatives (0.28% each). The final list was compiled after reviewing all existing literature including monographs, catalogues, checklists, websites and fishery reports. The scientific names were validated with the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) database. A total of 25 issues were identified from the previous checklist out of which 19 species have been updated with the correct, accepted names and six species have been removed from the previous list.
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    Vijay Kumar Deepak Samuel, Chemmencheri Ramakrishnan Sreeraj, Pandian Krishnan, Chermapandi Parthiban, Veeramuthu Sekar, Kanagaraj Chamundeeswari, Titus Immanuel, Patro Shesdev, Ramachandran Purvaja & Ramachandran Ramesh, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 7 (2016); pp. 8977–8988 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2628.8.7.8977-8988