Diversity and Abundance of Coleoptera in an Oak Forest

DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE OF COLEOPTERA IN AN OAK FOREST OF KUMAUN HIMALAYA, INDIA A. Garia*, D. Goswami and B. R Kaushal Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Kumaun University, Nainital-263002, India Email*: yogitagaria@gmail.com Received: 04-07-2019                                                                                          Read More …

SPECIES RICHNESS AND ABUNDANCE OF WHITE GRUBS IN FOREST ECOSYSTEM

SPECIES RICHNESS AND ABUNDANCE OF WHITE GRUBS (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) IN FOREST ECOSYSTEM OF DOON VALLEY, (UTTARAKHAND), INDIA Mukesh Lal and Pushpendra K. Sharma* Department of Zoology, D.A.V. (P.G.) College, Dehradun-248001 (U.K.), India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: insect1980@rediffmail.com] Received: 28-07-2017 Accepted: 01-12-2017 Abstract: Present study was carried out to know the species richness and abundance of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from forest ecosystem of Doon Valley. A total of 19 species were reported from different sites during the Year 2014-15 and 2015-16. These 19 species Read More …

BIODIVERSITY OF PERIPHYTON IN A HIGH ALTITUDE LAKE

BIODIVERSITY OF PERIPHYTON IN A HIGH ALTITUDE LAKE (LAKE BHIMTAL) OF KUMAUN HIMALAYA, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA Anuharika Chauhan* and P.K. Gupta Department of Zoology, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital- 263002 [Corresponding author E-mail-*: anu26ch@gmail.com] Received: 25-04-2017 Accepted: 05-05-2017 Abstract: This research on periphyton community was carried out in Lake Bhimtal (Kumaun Himalaya) from March 2011 to September 2012. The species richness and community abundance of periphyton were investigated on a natural twig substrate in the lake. Forty four species of periphyton including Read More …

DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE OF LEPIDOPTERA IN A PINE FOREST OF KUMAUN

DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE OF LEPIDOPTERA IN A PINE FOREST OF KUMAUN HIMALAYA Asha Garia, Deepika Goswami and B. R . Kaushal* Department of Zoology, Kumaun University, Nainital -263002, India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: brkaushal01@gmail.com] Received: 23-09-2016 Accepted: 29-09-2016 Abstract: Species richness, abundance and biomass and species diversity of Lepidoptera in a pine forest of Kumaun Himalaya, Uttarakhand were determined during August 2013 to July 2015. A total of 34 species belonging to 9 families were collected. Maximum abundance and biomass were 31 ind. ha-1 Read More …

VARIATION IN DISTRIBUTION, DENSITY AND DIVERSITY OF GRASSHOPPERS

VARIATION IN DISTRIBUTION, DENSITY AND DIVERSITY OF GRASSHOPPERS (INSECTA : ORTHOPTERA) IN DIFFERENT HABITATS OF CORBETT TIGER RESERVE, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA Dayakrishna-1, Manoj K. Arya-1*, P. C. Joshi-2 and Kishor Kumar-3 1-Insect Biodiversity Laboratory, Department of Zoology, D.S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital-263002, Uttarakhand, India 2-Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar-249408, Uttarakhand, India 3-G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Himachal Unit, Mohal- Kullu-175126, Himachal Pradesh [Corresponding author E-mail-1*: dr.manojkumar19@rediffmail.com] Received: 24-04-2016 Revised: 29-08-2016 Accepted: 11-11-2016 Abstract: Distribution, density and Read More …

PERIPHYTON COMMUNITY OF LAKE NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND

PERIPHYTON COMMUNITY OF LAKE NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND Anuharika Chauhan and P. K. Gupta Department of Zoology, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital- 263002 Email : anu26ch@gmail.com Received: 11-04-2014 Accepted: 16-05-2014 Abstract: The present paper embodies the species richness and community abundance of periphyton on the natural stone substrate in a subtropical Himalayan lake, Lake Nainital. A total of 43 species of periphyton, including zooperiphyton and phytoperiphyton were identified from the lake during 1 year study from April 2011 – March Read More …