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Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
Animal Welfare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Animal Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
Ethics and Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Animal Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Comparative Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Society and Animals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
European Journal of Wildlife Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Social Choice and Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Experimental Psychology : Animal Learning and Cognition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Animals     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Wildfowl     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Alternatives to Laboratory Animals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Veterinary Clinical Pathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Acrocephalus     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Companion Animal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Australian Mammalogy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Animal Studies Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Canadian Journal of Animal Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
African Journal of Wildlife Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Applied Animal Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Agrivet : Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Pertanian dan Peternakan / Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veteriner)     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Equine Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Animal - Science Proceedings     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Asian Journal of Cell Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Natural History Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Botany     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Nutrición Animal Tropical     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Animal Frontiers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Animal Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Animal Research International     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
British Poultry Abstracts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Pest Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
South African Journal of Animal Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Between the Species     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Research Journal of Parasitology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal for Parasitology : Parasites and Wildlife     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Pastoralism : Research, Policy and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Botanical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Jurnal Veteriner     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Majalah Ilmiah Peternakan     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Animal Diseases     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Agripet     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Buletin Veteriner Udayana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
TRACE ∴ Finnish Journal for Human-Animal Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Animal Science and Products     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Applied Animal Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Pet Behaviour Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Derecho Animal. Forum of Animal Law Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indonesian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Threatened Taxa     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Scientific Papers Animal Science and Biotechnologies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australian Holstein Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Global Journal of Animal Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Botanical Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Ilmu dan Kesehatan Hewan (Veterinary Science and Medicine Journal)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Italian Journal of Animal Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue de primatologie     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nigerian Journal of Animal Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Buletin Peternakan : Bulletin of Animal Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias (Colombian journal of animal science and veterinary medicine)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
veterinär spiegel     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Animal Sentience : An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens     Open Access  
Archiva Zootehnica     Open Access  
Veterinary and Animal Science     Open Access  
Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference     Open Access  
Journal of Veterinary Science & Medicine     Open Access  
Human-Wildlife Interactions     Open Access  
Turkish Journal of Veterinary Research     Open Access  
Revista Colombiana de Ciencia Animal     Open Access  
Jurnal Sain Peternakan Indonesia     Open Access  
People and Animals : The International Journal of Research and Practice     Open Access  
Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences     Open Access  
Uluslararası Tarım ve Yaban Hayatı Bilimleri Dergisi / International Journal of Agricultural and Wildlife Sciences     Open Access  
Journal of Anatolian Environmental and Animal Sciences     Open Access  
Hayvansal Üretim     Open Access  
Revista de Producción Animal     Open Access  
Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Peternakan     Open Access  
Translational Animal Science     Open Access  
Corpoica Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria     Open Access  
RUDN Journal of Agronomy and Animal Industries     Open Access  
Science and Animal Health     Open Access  
Wartazoa. Indonesian Bulletin of Animal and Veterinary Sciences     Open Access  
Spei Domus     Open Access  
Annual Review of Animal Biosciences     Full-text available via subscription  
Rangifer     Open Access  
Revista de Salud Animal     Open Access  

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Journal of Threatened Taxa
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ISSN (Print) 0974-7893 - ISSN (Online) 0974-7907
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  • The Javan Leopard Panthera pardus melas (Cuvier, 1809) (Mammalia:
           Carnivora: Felidae) in West Java, Indonesia: estimating population density
           and occupancy

    • Authors: Anton Ario, Senjaya Mercusiana, Ayi Rustiadi, Robi Gumilang, I Gede Gelgel Darma Putra Wirawan, Toni Ahmad Slamet
      Pages: 21331 - 21346
      Abstract: The Javan Leopard is endemic to the Indonesian island of Java and has been classified as Endangered. Reliable information about its population status, distribution, and density is lacking but are essential to guide conservation efforts and provide a benchmark for management decisions. Our study represents the first empirical density and occupancy estimates for the Leopard in West Java and provides baseline data for this region. We used camera trap data collected from February 2009 to October 2018 in six study areas comprising a sampling effort of 10,955 camera trap days in a total area of 793.5 km2. We identified 55 individual Leopards in these areas and estimated Leopard density using spatially explicit capture-recapture. Population density estimates range from 4.9 individuals/100 km2 in Gunung Guntur-Papandayan Nature Reserve to 16.04 individuals/100 km2 in Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park. Latter is among the globally highest Leopard densities. Based on detection data, we modelled single-season Leopard occupancy using three sampling covariates and eight site covariates. Modelling revealed that the two covariates forest cover and presence of Wild Boar are the strongest predictors for Leopard occupancy in our study areas. We recommend assessing and monitoring Leopard distribution, density and occupancy in other areas of Java and emphasize that a landscape approach for conservation of the Javan Leopard is imperative.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7483.14.7.21331-21346
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Breeding phenology and population dynamics of the endangered Forest Spiny
           Reed Frog Afrixalus sylvaticus Schiøtz, 1974 in Shimba Hills, Kenya

    • Authors: Alfayo Koskei, George Eshiamwata, Bernard Kirui, Phylus K. Cheruiyot
      Pages: 21347 - 21355
      Abstract: Afrixalus sylvaticus Schiøtz, 1974 is a species of hyperoliid frog inhabiting coastal forest Kenya. It is classified as endangered under IUCN B2ab(iii) ver 3.1 and occurs in the Shimba Hills National Park and hinterlands. Habitat loss and other human activities are threatening the species. Therefore, understanding the breeding ecology and population dynamics is important for its conservation. This study assessed the breeding ecology and population dynamics of the species in the protected and community landscapes in Shimba Hills National Reserve in Kenya. Data was collected through ecological surveys conducted from June 2016 to July 2017 using a visual encounter surveys (VES) method. The results show that the species was more abundant during the wet season than dry (58% and 42%, respectively). The population estimate was 192 individuals and a density of 0.98 individuals/km2. Regarding the morphology, the mean snout-vent length (SVL) for males was 15.12 mm and females 15.96 mm, but there was no significant difference (t-test = 0.87, p = 0.390, df = 39). The mean weight of both gravid and non-gravid females was 6.05 g and males was 4.82 g. The weights were statistically different between both sexes (t-test = 3.50, p-value = 0.001, df = 39). The sex ratio was 1:2 (male: female). There was more activity in the wet season (April and May), and the breeding habitats were reeds and water lilies. The threats identified to their habitat include; human activities such as bush burning, livestock grazing, drainage, and plantation of exotic tree species (Eucalyptus sp.) that have led to habitat loss and degradation. The study recommends that the reforestation processes such as plantation of exotic species such as Eucalyptus sp. and Casuarina sp. and bush burning in the wetlands and species habitats must be discouraged among the stakeholders (community and park management). Moreover, more synchronized studies are necessary to highlight the driver(s) of imbalanced sex ratios and species habitat shifts.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.4943.14.7.21347-21355
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Ichthyofaunal diversity of Senkhi stream, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh: a
           comparative status between 2004–05 and 2018–19

    • Authors: Koj Taro, Lakpa Tamang, D.N. Das
      Pages: 21356 - 21367
      Abstract: An investigation was conducted during 2018–19 after a time span of 13 years in the Senkhi stream, an important hill stream that flows through western corner of the capital city, Itanagar. The present study aims to compare decadal changes in ichthyofaunal diversity, status, and abundance with reference to the impact of increasing urbanization in the capital city. The ichthyofaunal diversity assessed presently is restricted to 37 species spreading over 30 genera under 13 families which include four species more, not reported in the past. Thus, of the 37 species recorded, 33 species only could be compared, and noticeably resulted ultimate reduction of 14 species belonging to 11 genera under 10 families from the study area. It indicated that nearly 64% decline in fish abundance within stream zone under urban area and about 46% reduction in undisturbed area. The present study hitherto revealed the alarming rate of decline in fish diversity and also unfolded key factors responsible for crucial decline of fish diversity along with the possible mitigation measures.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.5738.14.7.21356-21367
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • First record of Proceratium Roger, 1863, Zasphinctus Wheeler, 1918, and
           Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Western Ghats of
           peninsular India, description of three new species, and implications for
           Indian biogeography

    • Authors: Kalesh Sadasivan, Manoj Kripakaran
      Pages: 21368 - 21387
      Abstract: Three new ant species from the genera Proceratium Roger, 1863, Zasphinctus Wheeler, 1918, and Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865 are described from the Western Ghats of southern India. This is the first report of Proceratium and Zasphinctus from peninsular India and the first record of Vollenhovia from the Western Ghats mountain range proper. Proceratium gibbosum sp. nov. is described from Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, being the first record of the stictum species group from the Indian subcontinent; it differs from other members of the stictum group by the mesonotum bearing a prominent rounded dorsal hump (tumulus) and petiole devoid of ventral tooth. The first record of the genus Zasphinctus Wheeler, 1918 from the Indian region is also presented here, with a description of a new species. Zasphinctus sahyadriensis sp. nov. differs from all known Afrotropical and Asian Zasphinctus by a combination of characters including clypeal area with single median tooth, occipital margin being regular in outline, and head sculpture sparsely punctate. The occurrence of the genus Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865 is confirmed from peninsular India, with the description of the female castes of Vollenhovia keralensis sp. nov. We provide ecological notes on these new taxa. In addition, separate identification keys based on the worker caste are also presented to Indo-Malayan species of Proceratium, Afrotropical-Indomalayan species of Zasphinctus, and Vollenhovia of the Indian subcontinent. The biogeographical implications of the presence of these three genera are also discussed in relation to plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7682.14.7.21368-21387
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • New queen' Evidence of a long-living Jaguar Panthera onca (Mammalia:
           Carnivora: Felidae) in Tikal National Park, Guatemala

    • Authors: Carlos A. Gaitán, Manolo J. García, M. André Sandoval-Lemus, Vivian R. González-Castillo, Gerber D. Guzmán-Flores, Cristel M. Pineda
      Pages: 21388 - 21395
      Abstract: Despite the abundant literature on the Jaguar Panthera onca, several aspects of its natural history and ecology such as longevity and residency of wild individuals are still little studied and poorly known. We conducted a camera trapping study in Tikal National Park, Guatemala, during the dry season and early rainy season from April to July 2018. We compared our results with results of previous studies and thereby came across a presumably female adult individual that was recorded in 2009 and again during our survey. We therefore assume that this virtual female is a potential long-term resident Jaguar in this core zone of the Selva Maya, one of the largest and well-conserved forests in the Neotropics and a priority area for the conservation of this species. We recommend implementing systematic and long-termed studies in Guatemala as a tool for the evaluation and management of the species, and to monitor the effectiveness of protected and priority areas in order to ensure the conservation of the Jaguar.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.5813.14.7.21388-21395
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • First camera trap record of Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758)
           (Mammalia: Carnivora: Hyaenidae) in Parsa National Park, Nepal

    • Authors: Pramod Raj Regmi, Madhu Chetri, Haribhadra Acharya, Prakash Sigdel, Dipendra Adhikari, Naresh Subedi, Babu Ram Lamichhane
      Pages: 21396 - 21401
      Abstract: The Striped Hyena occurs in the Tarai and midhill regions of Nepal, where limited information is available on species distribution. A camera trap survey was conducted in Parsa National Park in 2016 (Feb–May) and 2016–2017 (Nov–Feb) to monitor tigers at 158 locations for 21 days (6,615 trap efforts in total). This study successfully captured the 15 hyena images in 5 grids of eastern part (named as extension area) of national park. A total of 17 mammal species were captured simultaneously in hyena captured grid during the survey period. The presence of hyenas in Parsa National Park indicates the collective efforts of the government, conservation organizations and local communities in hyena conservation. A detailed ecological study of this species has been recommended for designing hyena conservation plan in the region.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7870.14.7.21396-21401
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Range extension and new ecoregion records of the Crocodile Monitor Varanus
           salvadorii (Peters & Doria, 1878) (Reptilia: Varanidae) in Papua New
           Guinea

    • Authors: Borja Reh, Jim Thomas
      Pages: 21402 - 21408
      Abstract: The Crocodile Monitor Varanus salvadorii is one of the longest lizards and an apex predator in New Guinea. Limited information is available on its ecology and distribution, mainly due to its arboreal lifestyle and preference for inaccessible primary forest habitats. Here we provide the first published record, using camera trapping technology in the Torricelli Mountain Range, of V. salvadorii living at a higher elevation than previously recorded in montane rainforest habitat. This range extension implies the occupation of a distinctive ecoregion for the species: the Northern New Guinea Montane Forest, a substantially cooler region from the formerly known distribution area. We present trail camera images of an active animal at an elevation of 1,500 m & at 18oC temperature and we discuss the implications of this finding for understanding the behaviour & conservation of the Crocodile Monitor.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7808.14.7.21402-21408
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • A checklist of fish and shellfishes of the Poonthura estuary, southwestern
           coast of India

    • Authors: Kiranya Bella, Pramila Sahadevan, Giri Bhavan Sreekanth, Rajeev Raghavan
      Pages: 21409 - 21420
      Abstract: A systematic checklist of fish and shellfishes of the Poonthura estuary, Kerala, India is provided including notes on their conservation status. This checklist includes 66 finfish and five shellfish, belonging to 17 orders, 35 families, and 60 genera. Carangiformes is the richest order (11 species, eight genera, and three families), representing 15.4% of the total fish diversity. Carangidae, is the most diverse family with nine representatives, contributing to 12.6% of the total fish diversity. Following the IUCN Red List Categories, of the total 69 species (excluding both exotic and transplanted fish species), 59 belong to the ‘Least Concern’, while one species Pampus argenteus is listed as ‘Vulnerable’, four are ‘Data Deficient’ (Megalops cyprinoides, Arius maculatus, Cynoglossus semifasciatus, and Epinephelus tauvina) and five are ‘Not Evaluated’ (Nuchequula blochii, Channa pseudomarulius, Penaeus indicus, P. monodon, and Scylla serrata). Around 94% of the recorded fish fauna have commercial value and contribute to subsistence fisheries throughout the year. Taxonomy and diversity of fish fauna of least studied or isolated estuarine ecosystems should be updated with proper documentation of their conservation status, in order to design and implement pragmatic management and conservation programs.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7683.14.7.21409-21420
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • A new species of Protosticta Selys, 1885 (Odonata: Zygoptera:
           Platystictidae) from Western Ghats, India

    • Authors: Kalesh Sadasivan, Vinayan P. Nair , K. Abraham Samuel
      Pages: 21421 - 21431
      Abstract: A new species of Protosticta Selys, 1885 is described from Anamalai Hills of southern Western Ghats in peninsular India. The new species is distinguished from its regional congeners by the posterior lobe of the prothorax being devoid of spines; anterior 1/3rd of S8 pale yellow, the marking not connected dorsally; S9 completely black; caudal appendages short, sinuous, and only twice the length of S10, cerci with a small blunt basal tooth; the tip of the superior lobe of cerci not bilobed but straight, paraprocts beveled at the tip, not clubbed; pterostigma of both wings trapezoidal with maximum length less than twice the breadth, forewing with nine & hindwing with eight postnodals, and the structure of male genital ligula. The new species is described from Peechi Wildlife Sanctuary on the northwestern flanks of the Anamalai hills. A key to the identification of Protosticta of the Western Ghats is provided based on mature males.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7792.14.7.21421-21431
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • A case study on utilization and conservation of threatened plants in Sechu
           Tuan Nalla Wildlife Sanctuary, western Himalaya, India

    • Authors: Puneet Kumar, Harminder Singh, Sushil Kumar Singh
      Pages: 21432 - 21441
      Abstract: During the course of surveys between 2016 and 2019 in the Sechu Tuan Nalla Wildlife Sanctuary, 37 species were reported of which, two critically endangered, 18 endangered, 13 vulnerable, four data deficient and one endemic to western Himalayas were recorded. All the species recorded are highly priced medicinal herbs. It also discussed the sustainable use and conservational approach adopted by the local people dwelling in the vicinity of the protected area for an endangered medicinal plant, Fritillaria cirrhosa D.Don.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7133.14.7.21432-21441
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • A survey of ethno-medicinally important tree species in Nauradehi Wildlife
           Sanctuary, central India

    • Authors: Tinku Kumar, Akash Kumar, Amit Jugnu Bishwas, Pramod Kumar Khare
      Pages: 21442 - 21448
      Abstract: The study was carried out in Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, central India. The forest is classified as a tropical dry deciduous type, with teak Tectona grandis as the predominant species. Extensive field trips were carried out during 2018–2020 to document the medicinally important tree species. The medicinal importance of these plants was recorded through interviews, group discussions with local tribal communities and on the basis of the literature available. Enumeration of tree species in this area showed occurrence of 50 tree species belonging to 37 genera and 21 families. The study further observed that several species were being used as traditional medicine by the local tribal folks, traditional healers in the study area, and also by pharmaceutical industries. The study observed that some species in the sanctuary were rare due to several developmental projects, forest destruction, and over-exploitation. The study provides details about the botanical identity, family, local name, plant parts utilised and uses for treatment of diseases. The present paper identified the tree species for their conservation status and accordingly recommends the priority for their conservation in the study area. We recommend that tree species documentation might be helpful for drug formulation and the preservation of traditional knowledge.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7819.14.7.21442-21448
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Effects of a Bengal Slow Loris Nycticebus bengalensis (Primates:
           Lorisidae) bite: a case study from Murlen National Park, Mizoram, India

    • Authors: Amit Kumar Bal, Anthony J. Giordano, Sushanto Gouda
      Pages: 21449 - 21452
      Abstract: Lorisids are the only known venomous primates. Threatened by habitat loss and pet trade, lorises and the effects of their bite, have received little attention to date. Given the growing number of accounts of bites by lorises on humans and paucity of information on their venom, here we present a case study on the context and results of a Bengal Slow Loris bite that occurred in the vicinity of Murlen National Park, Mizoram, India.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7986.14.7.21449-21452
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • First record of Garra birostris Nebeshwar & Vishwanath, 2013
           (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Doyang and Dikhu rivers of Brahmaputra
           drainage, Nagaland, India

    • Authors: Sophiya Ezung, Metevinu Kechu, Pranay Punj Pankaj
      Pages: 21453 - 21457
      Abstract: Garra birostris is recorded for the first time from the Doyang and Dikhu tributaries of the Brahmaputra drainage, Nagaland, northeastern India. The detailed morphometric and meristic data of the specimens that forms the basis of this new record are presented.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7075.14.7.21453-21457
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Two new records of Lilac Silverline Apharitis lilacinus (Lepidoptera:
           Lycaenidae) from northeastern India

    • Authors: Monsoon Jyoti Gogoi, Ngulkholal Khongsai, Biswajit Chakdar, Girish Jathar
      Pages: 21458 - 21461
      Abstract: Lilac Silverline Apharitis lilacinus is a butterfly native to southern, northeastern, & northern India and northern Myanmar. In northeastern India it was known from a single record: H. Stevens from N. Lakhimpur, Assam in 1925. Four individuals were photographed on 15 May 2018 in D’Ering Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, which is the first record of the species after more than 90 years in northeastern India and the first record from Arunachal Pradesh. The species was again recorded on 22 June 2020 from Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam. The aerial distance between both records was 36.5 km. This species is legally protected under Schedule II, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.6347.14.7.21458-21461
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Illustrated description of the mantis Mesopteryx platycephala (Mantodea:
           Mantidae) collected from West Bengal, India

    • Authors: Gauri Sathaye, Sachin Ranade, Hemant Ghate
      Pages: 21462 - 21466
      Abstract: The mantis, Mesopteryx platycephala, is redescribed with digital images. Although known from Assam, West Bengal and other areas, the mantis is not recently collected or illustrated from India so far and is perhaps a rare species. This short note aims to fill up the lacuna.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.8026.14.7.21462-21466
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Cetrelia isidiata (Asahina) W.L. Culb. & C.F. Culb. (Parmeliaceae) – an
           addition to the Indian lichen biota

    • Authors: Gaurav K. Mishra, Pooja Maurya, Dalip K. Upreti
      Pages: 21467 - 21469
      Abstract: Cetrelia isidiata (Asahina) W.L. Culb. & C.F. Culb., is characterized by the presence of isidia, pseudocyphellae on thallus, and containing anziaic acid. The species is reported here as an addition to the Indian lichen biota from Arunachal Pradesh. A detailed description along with key to isidiate species of the genus known is provided.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7891.14.7.21467-21469
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • A new southern distribution record for Pacific Marten Martes caurina

    • Authors: Maximilian L. Allen, Brianne Kenny, Benjamin Crawford, Morgan J. Farmer
      Pages: 21470 - 21472
      Abstract: ThePacific Marten is a mesocarnivore that is native to western North America, with a distribution that ranges from the boreal forests of southern British Columbia to the southern terminus of the Rocky Mountains in north-central New Mexico. Martens are considered a state-threatened species in New Mexico, and the southern extent of their range is unclear. We documented a sighting of a Pacific Marten at 35.835, -105.750, north-east of Santa Fe that is farther south than any confirmed marten sighting since 1884. It is unknown if this sighting represents the documentation of a population or just a lone individual. It is unlikely that marten populations would extend much farther south, as this is near the southern terminus of the Rocky Mountains. However, a systematic survey to determine the distribution of this southern population would inform conservation of Pacific Martens within the state.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.8058.14.7.21470-21472
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • First Asian record of Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata
           (Foster, 1785) from Rameswaram Island, Tamil Nadu, India

    • Authors: H. Byju, N. Raveendran
      Pages: 21473 - 21475
      Abstract: This document is a first sighting record of the Light-mantled Albatross Pheobetria palpebrate from Rameswaram island in Southern India. This is an unusual record from the region as it has not previously been recorded from either South Asia or the Oriental region.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7992.14.7.21473-21475
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Salvia misella Kunth (Lamiaceae) - a new record for Eastern Ghats of India

    • Authors: Prabhat Kumar Das, Pradeep Kumar Kamila, Pratap Chandra Panda
      Pages: 21476 - 21479
      Abstract: Salvia misella Kunth (Lamiaceae) is reported here as an addition to the flora of Eastern Ghats of India from the Koraput district of Odisha. The nomenclature, botanical description, phenology, ecology and distribution of the species have been provided in this paper along with colour photographs of the plant and plant parts for easy identification of the species.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.6485.14.7.21476-21479
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Salsola oppositifolia Desf. in Great Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat – a
           new record for India

    • Authors: Rakesh Gujar, Vinesh Gamit, Ketan Tatu, R.K. Sugoor
      Pages: 21480 - 21483
      Abstract: A biodiversity survey of Great Rann of Kachchh was carried out from August 2021 to January 2022. During this survey, Salsola oppositifolia Desf was recorded as a new record for the India. It was recorded from various localities of Great Rann of Kachchh. It included hilly outcrops, muddy saline, bunds on the fringes of the rann, etc.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.7857.14.7.21480-21483
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
  • Extended distribution of Impatiens scapiflora (Balsaminaceae) to the flora
           of Eastern Ghats, India

    • Authors: T.S. Saravanan, S. Kaliamoorthy, M.Y. Kamble, M.U. Sharief
      Pages: 21484 - 21486
      Abstract: Impatiens scapiflora (Balsaminaceae), an endemic to the southern Western Ghats of India, is reported here for the first time for Eastern Ghats from Tamil Nadu. Brief description and photographs are provided to facilitate easy identification of the species.
      PubDate: 2022-07-27
      DOI: 10.11609/jott.6321.14.7.21484-21486
      Issue No: Vol. 14, No. 7 (2022)
       
 
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