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  • Title
    Arborescent Angiosperms of Mundanthurai Range in the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR) of the southern Western Ghats, India
    Type
    Report
    Description
    Abstract: The present study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm taxa of MundanthuraiRange in the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR) of the southern Western Ghats in India. During the floristicsurvey carried out from January 2008 to December 2010, a total of 247 species and intraspecific taxa of trees and shrubsrepresenting 175 genera in 65 families were recorded. The most speciose families are Euphorbiaceae (27 spp.), Rubiaceae (17 spp.), Myrtaceae (14 spp.), Lauraceae (13 spp.) and Annonaceae (11 spp.). Of the 247 taxa, 27 species are endemic only to this region which includes Agasthiyamalaia pauciflora, Elaeocarpus venustus, Garcinia travancorica, Gluta travancorica, Goniothalamus rhynchantherus, Homalium travancoricum, Homaium jainii, Orophea uniflora, Phlogacanthus albiflorus, Polyalthia shendurunii, Symplocos macrocarpa and Symplocos sessilis. This clearly signifies that this range is relevant to the conservation of the local flora.
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    Mushroom diversity of Konkan region of Maharashtra, India
    Type
    Report
    Description
    The forays conducted in the diverse habitats of the Konkan region of Maharashtra for four consecutive monsoon seasons during 2008–2012, revealed the occurrence of 29 mushrooms. Among the collected mushrooms, six belonged to the family Agaricaceae, five to Lyophyllaceae, two each to Pleurotaceae, Hygrophoraceae, Marasmiaceae and Tricholomataceae; one each to Phallaceae, Physalacriaceae, Xylariaceae, Tremellaceae, Sclerodermataceae, Decrymycetaceae, Cantharellaceae, Entolomaceae, Plutaceae and Ganodermataceae. The morphology of Tremella, Dictyophora, Daldinia, Pisolithus and Calocera were quite distinct and interesting.
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    First record of genus Siler Simon, 1889 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India
    Type
    Report
  • Title
    Roadkill animals on national highways of Karnataka, India
    Type
    Report
    Description
    Highways passing through national reserves/wildlife sanctuaries have adverse impact upon wild animals. The present survey was conducted to estimate the roadkills on the National Highways NH212 and NH67 passing through Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka, India during summer and pre-monsoon season at various vegetational levels. The roadkills were monitored thrice a month in each habitat between January, 2007 and June, 2007 and a total of 423 roadkills belonging to 29 species were recorded. Reptiles were the most affected taxa (37.59%) followed by amphibians (29.55%), mammals (19.39%) and birds (13.48%). The variability in season indicated higher roadkills in pre-monsoon (55.6%) compared to those in summer season (44.6%). According to vegetation, the overall roadkill was 50% in mixed deciduous forest and 22.40% in the teak forest and bamboo. Conservation and management implications are essential to prevent the local extinct of faunal and floral.
  • Title
    Systematic revision of land snails of the Western Ghats
    Type
    Report
    Description
    This is most authentic and revised list of land snails of the Western Ghats
  • Title
    occurrence of calodatylodes aureus in chittoor district of andhrapradesh, india
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    this reveals new locations of habitat of the indian golden gecko in chittoor district of andhra pradesh. 22 new locations were identified.
    Attribution
    indian journal of comparative animal physiology, vol 30 (2012) pp.116-124
  • Title
    Book entitled ''uses of100 tree that merge with our daily life ( in Tamil)''
    Type
    Poster
    Description
    The book entitled ''nam valvodu inainda 100 marangalin payangal'' is providing botanical description, black and white photographs, Phytochemical constituents, medicinal and other uses of 100 Indian trees. For copies please contact the author ponsanthan @gmail.com, santhan_herbal@yahoo.co.in,
    Attribution
    manimekalai publication, Chennai -600017
  • Title
    Sighting of a rusty-spotted cat in Amboli village, India
    Type
    Report
  • Title
    Butterflies of north Western Ghats - a compilation of checklists
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    List of butterflies of north Western Ghats.
  • Title
    Birds from Ashes: birdlife at flyash ponds at NTPS, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    Comparative study based on species richness in two wetlands with special reference to flyash ponds. Includes faunal records from a flyash pond site in Maharashtra, India.
  • Title
    New records of dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India
    Type
    Miscellaneous
    Description
    A list of Odonates from Sahyadri Tiger reserve and Amboli with discussion on habitat requirements and potential under-explored areas for Odonata fauna in north Western Ghats of India.
  • Title
    Formation of Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuary – Notification under Section 26 A 1 (b) of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (Central Act 53 of 1972)
    Type
    Report
    Description
    This is the notification on the Formation of Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuary – Notification under Section 26 A 1 (b) of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (Central Act 53 of 1972). It has details of area and boundaries. Unfortunately there is no map. http://cms.tn.gov.in/sites/default/files/gos/eandf_e_143_2013.pdf
    Attribution
    Government of India