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Fauna of Karnataka

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Series: State Fauna Series Volume: 21

By: The Director of the Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata (Editor), Dipak Sarmah (Foreword By)

595 pages, 16 plates with colour photos; b/w line drawings, b/w map, tablew

Zoological Survey of India

Hardback | Sep 2013 | #213620 | ISBN-13: 9788181713322
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Language: English

A comprehensive fauna of this Indian state is home to around 4500 flowering plant, 600 bird species, 160 reptile, and 160 mammal species, plus a variety of other animal species.


1. An overview/K. Ilango
2. Sponges/J.G. Pattanayak and Santanu Mitra
3. Mollusca: freshwater gastropods/V.R. Punithavelu and M.B. Raghunathan
4. Annelida: earthworm/C.K. Mandal, Santanu Mitra and S. Dhani
5. Annelida : freshwater oligochaeta/T. Biswas and C.K. Mandal
6. Annelida: leeches/C.K. Mandal
7. Crustacea: cladocera/M.B. Raghunathan
8. Crustaceae: decapoda: caridea/R.K. Valarmathi and M.B. Raghunathan
9. Crustaceae: decapoda: gecarcinucidae/O.P. Srivastava
10. Insecta: ephemeroptera/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
11. Insecta: Odonata/K.G. Emiliyamma and K.A. Subramanian
12. Insecta: plecoptera/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
13. Insecta: orthoptera/D. Prabakar and Kailash Chandra
14. Insecta: orthoptera: acridoidea/S.K. Mandal, K. Yadav and S. Chakrabarty
15. Dermaptera/Baiju Lal and V.D. Hedge
16. Insecta : embioptera/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
17. Insecta : mantodea/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
18. Insecta: homoptera: membracidae/G. Thirumalai and S. Prabakaran
19. Insecta: hemiptera aquatic and semi aquatic/G. Thirumalai
20. Insecta: neuroptera/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
21. Insecta, coleoptera: tenebrionidae/V.D. Hedge
22. Insecta: coleoptera: scarabaeidae: scarabaeinae dung beetles/Seena Narayanan Karimbumkara and Priyadarsanan Dharma Rajan
23. Insecta: diptera: cecidomyiidae/R.M. Sharma
24. Insecta: diptera: tabanidae/R.M. Sharma
25. Insecta: diptera : psychodidae moth flies and sand flies/K. Ilango
26. Insecta: diptera: bombyliidae/Bulganin Mitra and R.M. Sharma
27. Insecta : diptera: calliphoridae/R.M. Sharma and Bulganin Mitra
28. Insecta: diptera: sarcophagidae/R.M. Sharma and Bulganin Mitra
29. Insecta: siphonaptera/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
30. Insecta: lepidoptera: rhopalocera/Muhamed Jafer Palot and C. Radhakrishnan
31. Insecta: trichoptera/R.M. Sharma and Kailash Chandra
32. Insecta: hymenoptera: chalcidoidea: pteromalidae/P.M. Sureshan
33. Insecta: hymenoptera: platygastroidea/Rajmohana K
34. Centipedes chilopoda: scolopendromorpha/Vinod Khanna
35. Scorpionida/T.J. Indra
36. Freshwater fishes/K. Rema Devi, T.J. Indra, B.E. Yadav, M.B. Raghunathan, S. Krishan and S.S. Jadav
37. Marine and estuarine fish/R.P. Barman, S.S. Mishra, A.S. Kar and S.C. Saren
38. Amphibia/Dinesh, K.P., C. Radhakrishnan, Sukumar Ray, P.G.S. Sethy and G.K. Bhatta
39. Reptiles/R. Aengals and M.S. Pradhan
40. Aves/G. Thirumalai, R. Aengal, S. Krishnan and D. Prabakar
41. Mammalia/M.S. Pradhan and S.S. Talmale

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