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  • Title
    New records of damselfly Lestes thoracicus Laidlaw, 1920 (Odonata: Zygoptera: Lestidae) from Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh states, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A new distribution record of an Odonata species from Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh is reported. Lestes thoracicus Laidlaw, 1920 is recorded for the first time from Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Previously the species was recorded only from Bihar, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Orissa, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Diagnostic characters with photographic details of male anal appendages are also given for easy identification of this rare damselfly species.
    Attribution
    Talmale S.S., Tiple A.D. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(5) pp. 3552-3555; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3264.947
  • Title
    Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Dragonfly and damselfly (Odonata) species diversity and status were studied in the 1.09sq.km campus of the Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (Central India). A total of 48 species of odonates belonging to 32 genera of two Sub-orders and 9 families viz., Coenagrionidae, Protoneuridae, Platycnemididae, Lestidae, Chlorocyphidae, Aeshnidae, Gomphidae, Libellulidae and Macromiidae were recorded. Six species previously unrecorded from Madhya Pradesh were added to the checklist. Of the total 48 species, 15 were very common, 15 were common, 16 rare and two very rare. The observations support the value of the TFRI campus in providing valuable resources for Odonata fauna.
    Attribution
    Tiple A.D., Paunikar S., Talmale S.S. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(4) pp. 2529-2533; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2657.2529-33
  • Title
    Butterfly species diversity, relative abundance and status in Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A survey was conducted to record the butterfly diversity, status and occurrence of butterfly species in the Tropical Forest Research Institute campus area of 109 hectare within Jabalpur city from June 2008 to May 2009. A total of 62 species of butterflies belonging to 47 genera of 5 families viz., Papilionidae (5 species), Pieridae (9 species), Nymphalidae (25 species), Lycaenidae (16 species) and Hesperiidae (7 species) were recorded. Of the total 65 species, 24 (37%) were commonly occurring, 16 (26%) were very common, 2 (3%) were not rare, 17 (26%) were rare and 6 (8%) were very rarely occurring. Of these eight species are listed in the Indian Wildlife (protection) Act 1972. The observations support the importance of the Tropical Forest Research Institute campus which provides a habitat and valuable resources for butterflies.
    Attribution
    Tiple A.D. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(4) pp. 2713-2717; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2656.2713-7
  • Title
    Some observations on vultures in Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Information on population, group size, habitat use and food habits of six species of vultures Gyps bengalensis, Gyps indicus, Sarcogyps calvus, Neophron percnopterus, Gyps fulvus, Agypius monachus were collected in Pench Tiger Reserve Madhya Pradesh, India.
    Attribution
    Majumder A., Basu S., Sankar K., Quresh Q. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(1) pp. 627-628; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2202.627-8
  • Title
    An updated checklist of scarabaeoid beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) of Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    An updated checklist of 61 species of Scarabaeoid beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) belonging to 30 genera, 19 tribes and 7 subfamilies under 3 families (Geotrupidae, Hybosoridae and Scarabaeidae) from Pench Tiger Reserve (Madhya Pradesh, India) is provided for the first time. The details of specimens examined and distribution of the recorded species in India and abroad are provided which is further supplemented with the illustrations of 54 species. The study reports 22 species as new records for the tiger reserve. Out of the total species, Delopleurus parvus and Onthophagus coeruleicollis (Scarabaeinae) have been recorded for the first time from the state of Madhya Pradesh. The present study is not only a faunistic report but also an illustrated field guide for the identification of the Scarabaeoid beetles occurring in the tiger reserve which will help in conservation planning, protected area justification and design and development of management plans.
    Attribution
    Checklist of scarabaeoid beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) of Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh
  • Title
    AN INVENTORY OF SCARAB BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) OF ACHANAKMAR-AMARKANTAK BIOSPHERE RESERVE, CHHATTISGARH, INDIA
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    Biodiversity surveys in the years, 2004 to 2008 at many locations of Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve (AABR) yielded 52 species of scarab beetles (Coprophagous and chafer beetle) belonging to 24 genera and 5 subfamilies of family Scarabaeidae. Of these, 26 species in the subfamily Scarabaeinae exclusively feed on dung while remaining 26 species are phytophagous in nature, distributed in four subfamilies; Rutelinae, Melolonthinae, Dynastinae and Cetoniinae.
    Attribution
    AN INVENTORY OF SCARAB BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) OF ACHANAKMAR-AMARKANTAK BIOSPHERE RESERVE, CHHATTISGARH, INDIA