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  • Title
    An insight into the ethnozoology of Panch Pargana area of Jharkand, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Panch Pargana area of Jharkhand stretches from the southeastern of Ranchi District to some parts of the districts of West Singhbhum, Saraikela and borders of West Bengal. The ethnic groups residing in this area include the Munda, Oraon, Bedia and Santhal. Many insects, molluscs, fishes etc. and their products are used by certain sections of these people for therapy and prophylaxis, individually or combined with some herbs. In this study specimens of such medically useful animals have been collected after surveying remote tribal areas and ‘village markets’ called ‘hats’. Personal views of Vaidyas, Pahans, knowledgeable elderly persons and patients who have been cured were documented through questionnaire. More than eight such ethnozoological examples, seven combinants, herbs hosting insects, and a fungus have been identified in the present study.
    Attribution
    Kumari B., Kumar S. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(1) pp. 441-443; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o1717.441-3
  • Title
    Species Identification with Experts - IBP Community Meet, 2016 - Molluscs
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    Presentation on how to observe and identify fresh water molluscs by Aravind Madhyastha at the India Biodiversity Community Meet at NGMA in Bangalore, 20 Feb, 2016
    Attribution
    Aravind Madhyastha