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    A century later the Manipur Argus Callerebia suroia Tytler, 1914 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) recorded in its type locality in Manipur, India
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    Journal Article
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    The present paper reports the sighting of Callerebia suroia Tytler, 1914 at Shirui Kashong Peak, Ukhrul District which confirms the continued presence of the species in Manipur State, India. The butterfly was sighted on 13 July 2016 near the footpath leading to the summit at an altitude of 2,330m. Callerebia suroia Tytler, 1914 is protected under Schedule II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972. The sighting of such very rare species in Manipur after a decade shows that more surveys are needed in the hills and valleys of Manipur to determine the butterfly fauna of the region.
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    Jatishwor Singh Irungbam, Harmenn Huidrom & Baleshwor Singh Soibam, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 2 (2017); pp. 9866–9869 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2931.9.2.9866-9869
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    A century later: Tricolored Pied Flat Coladenia indrani uposathra Fruhstorfer, 1911 (Hesperiidae: Pyrginae) and Crenulate Oakblue Apporasa atkinsoni Hewitson, 1869 (Lycaenidae: Theclinae) reported from Manipur, India
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    Journal Article
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    The present paper reports the rediscovery of the Tricolored Pied Flat Coladenia indrani uposathra Fruhstorfer, 1911 and Crenulated Oakblue Apporasa atkinsoni Hewitson, 1869 after about 99 years after they were sighted by Tytler (1915) in Irang river and Sebong of Manipur, North East India. C. i. uposathra was sighted a Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) and Heibok hills of Imphal valley on 4th and 16th May 2014 and A. atkinsoni was sighted Munnom village at Yaingangpokpi Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary (YLWS) on 8th December 2015. A. atkinsoni is protected under schedule II of Indian (Wildlife) Protection Act 1972. The rediscovery of such very rare species in Manipur shows that more survey is needed in hills and valley regions of Manipur to know the butterfly fauna of the region.
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    Baleshwor Singh Soibam, Harmenn Huidrom & Jatishwor Singh Irungbam, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 7 (2016); pp. 9030–9033 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2732.8.7.9030-9033
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    First record of the jumping spider Epocilla praetextata Thorell, 1887 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India
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    Journal Article
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    A salticidae spider Epocilla praetextata Thorell, 1887 is reported for the first time from India.  The present record is from Manipur, northeastern India, which shares an International border with Myanmar.  This is the 3rd species of the genus Epocilla recorded in India.  We provide the description and drawings of diagnostic characteristics for this species along with photographs.
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    Kananbala A., Bhubaneshwari M., Sandhyarani O., Siliwal Manju (2014). Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(6) pp. 6582-6584; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3777.6582-4
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    The first report of the widow spider Latrodectus elegant (Araneae: Theridiidae) from India
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    Journal Article
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    The widow spider genus Latrodectus Walckenaer, 1805, in India is represented by three species L. erythromelas Schmidt & Klaas, 1991, L. geometricus C.L. Koch, 1841 and L. hasselti Thorell, 1870. In this paper, we report the occurrence of Lactrodectus elegans Thorell, 1898 for the first time from India. We provide additional information on taxonomy and natural history based on the specimens collected from Manipur.
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    Kananbala A., Manoj K., Bhubaneshwari M., Binarani A., Siliwal M. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(4) pp. 2718-2722; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3152.2718-22
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    Phytoplankton diversity of two floodplain lakes (pats) of Manipur, northeastern India
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    Journal Article
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    Phytoplankton communities of Utra and Waithou pats (floodplain lakes) of Manipur, studied during November 2002 - October 2004, revealed 62 and 61 species, and indicated monthly richness between 27-45 (38 � plus or minus 4) and 32-46 (39 � plus or minus 4) species respectively with distinct qualitative importance of Chlorophyta (29 � plus or minus 4 and 28 � plus or minus 3 species). Phytoplankton (154 � plus or minus 31 n/l and 164 � plus or minus 34 n/l) comprised between 43.8 � plus or minus 3.0 % and 41.5 � plus or minus 3.0 % of net plankton abundance respectively of these two lakes. Chlorophyta (115 � plus or minus 23 n/l and 113 � plus or minus 21 n/l), the dominant quantitative component (74.4 � plus or minus 4.1% and 67.5 � plus or minus 4.8%), indicated importance of the demids. Bacillariophyta (33 � plus or minus 9 n/l and 37 � plus or minus 12 n/l) formed sub-dominant group, and Dinophyta > Euglenophyta > Chrysophyta showed very low densities. Various abiotic factors registered relatively limited influence on richness and abundance of phytoplankton as well as on abundance of individual groups in Utra Pat than in Waithou Pat. Multiple regression depicted higher cumulative influence of fifteen abiotic factors on the stated biotic parameters in these pats. Both richness and abundance of Phytoplankton recorded significant monthly variations, showed insignificant temporal variations between two lakes and followed indefinite annual patterns in each pat. Phytoplankton communities of the sampled pats are characterized by higher species diversity, higher evenness and lower dominance.
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    Sharma B.K. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(2) pp. 1273-1281; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2427.1273-81
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    Plant and soil nematodes from Lokchao Yangoupokpi Wildlife Sanctuary, Manipur, India
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    Journal Article
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    In the present study soil samples were collected from Lokchao Yangoupokpi Wildlife Sanctuary to investigate about what nematode species are associated with different plant hosts. This study shows rich nematode diversity in the sanctuary.
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    Mohilal N., Pramodini M., Bina L. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(1) pp. 188-189; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o1537.188-9
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    First record of the catfish Gagata dolichonema He, 1996 (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from India
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    Journal Article
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    Gagata dolichonema He, 1996 is recorded for the first time from the headwaters of the Chindwin drainage in Manipur, India. Mature individuals of this species are found to be sexually dimorphic. Males are distinguished by having long flexible distal tip of second dorsal spine extending well above the first branch ray. In females the spine terminates at the level of the first branch ray. Previous records of G. cenia from the Chindwin drainage are probably misidentifications of G. dolichonema.
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    Vishwanath W., Darshan A. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(1) pp. 578-580; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o1840.578-80
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    Redescription of siluroid Catfish Pterocryptis barakensis Vishwanath & Nebeshwar (Siluriformes: Siluridae)
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    Journal Article
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    Description of Pterocryptis barakensis from the Barak River, Tamenglong District (Brahmaputra drainage) of Manipur, India is inadequate. It is distinguished from P. berdmorei (Blyth) and the only other known species of the genus from the Indian region in having longer caudal fin, distinct sensory pores, serration pattern on posterior edges of anterior and posterior segments of pectoral spine, rounded tip and colour of pectoral and ventral fin, dimorphism in genital papillae in males and females and by a combination of meristic and morphometric characters.
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    Vishwanath W., Nebeshwar K. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(1) pp. 425-428; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o1795.425-8