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6 documents found tagged southern western ghats [X]
  • Title
    Range extension of the endangered Salim Ali’s Fruit Bat Latidens salimalii (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) in the Anamalai Hills, Tamil Nadu, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Salim Ali’s Fruit Bat Latidens salimalii is an IUCN Red listed Endangered species known only from a few locations in southern India. Here we report three records of Latidens salimalii from the Valparai plateau and Anamalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu where this species has not been previously recorded. This bat was caught in riparian habitats close to or inside intact tropical wet forest in the Western Ghats.
    Attribution
    Claire F.R. Wordley, Eleni K. Foui, Divya Mudappa, Mahesh Sankaran & John D. Altringham, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 12 (2016); pp. 9486–9490 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2796.8.12.9486-9490
  • Title
    A new species of Ropalidia Guérin-Méneville, 1831 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae) from the southern Western Ghats, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A new species, Ropalidia narendrani sp. nov. is described from Southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India. The affinities of the new species are also discussed.
    Attribution
    Shareef K.P. Mohammed, Kishore Lambert, Kumar P. Girish (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7) pp. 6836-6838; doi:10.11609/jott.1797.6836-6838
  • Title
    Rediscovery of Ophiorrhiza pykarensis Gamble (Gentianales: Rubiaceae) from the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats of India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Ophiorrhiza pykarensis Gamble was rediscovered from Mukurthi National Park, Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu region after a lapse of 78 years. A detailed taxonomic description, phenology, ecology and conservation status of the species is provided along with its illustrations. 
    Attribution
    Sreekumar V.B., Hareesh V.S., Sreejith K.A. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(7) pp. 7186-7188; doi:10.11609/jott.1977.7186-7188
  • Title
    Bauhinia phoenicea B. Heyne ex Wight & Arn., the less known endemic and threatened liana of the southern Western Ghats, requires immediate conservation
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Bauhinia phoenicea is endemic to the Western Ghats of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It is assessed as Vulnerable as per the IUCN red list criteria using primary and secondary information on trends in EOO, AOO and sub-populations. Taxonomy of the species, distribution, variability in the number of fertile stamens, and causes of rarity are discussed. Lectotypification is also made for B. benthamii, a taxonomic synonym of B. phoenicea. 
    Attribution
    Singh R. K., Diwakar P. G., Sudhakar J. V. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(7) pp. 7676-7682; doi:10.11609/jott.2229.7676-7682
  • Title
    A new species and new records of parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of wood boring beetles from southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A new species of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) parasitising wood boring beetles, Cleonymus kamijoi, and two species of Pteromalidae, Trigonoderus pulcher Walker and male of Heydenia tuberculata Sureshan are reported for the first time from the southern Western Ghats, Kerala. The genus Trigonoderus Westwood is reported for the first time from India and the male of Heydenia tuberculata Sureshan is reported and described for the first time.
    Attribution
    Sureshan P.M., Balan D. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(5) pp. 4537-4541; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3272.4537-41
  • Title
    CEPF Western Ghats Special Series : Chasmophytic grasses of Velliangiri Hills in the southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The present paper highlights the chasmophytic grass diversity of Velliangiri Hills, southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India. The present observation reveals that perennial grass is the major chasmophytic community in the rock crevices of the hill. A total of 30 species and their correct botanical identity, Habit, Habitat, Phenology and distribution are also given.
    Attribution
    Thomas B., Rajendran A., Kabeer K.A.A., Sivalingam R. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 15(4) pp. 3462-3472; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3107.3462-72