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Bengaluru | Dec 2, 2019
A newly found species of dung beetle from Arunachal Pradesh adds to India’s biodiversity

In a recent study, scientists from the Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, have found a new species of earth-boring dung beetle in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh during one of their field expeditions. Named after the district it was discovered in, Enoplotrupes tawangensis belongs to the family Geotrupidae.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 18, 2019
Scientists discover two endemic termite species in the Western Ghats of Kerala

In a recent study, scientists have discovered two new species in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India. To date, this group of termites has been documented only in the Western Ghats of India. The termite species were named after Sri K.A. Dineshan and Sri. Manikandan Nair of the Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode, who collected the samples from the field and contributed greatly to the entire faunal survey.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Aug 29, 2019
New species of bee Melitta indica discovered in Uttarakhand, India

Researchers from the Zoological Survey of India describe a new species of bee Melitta indica from Uttarakhand, India

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Kolkata | Jul 30, 2019
Suitable habitats of Indian Grey Wolves in eastern India lie outside protected areas, says study.

In a first effort, researchers at the Zoological Survey of India have mapped the habitat of the Indian Grey Wolves in eastern India, particularly in the Lower Gangetic Plains and Chotta Nagpur Plateau to identify suitable habitats and minimize human-wolf conflicts.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Odisha | May 14, 2019
Word on the Vine: New species of vine snake discovered in India

Researchers from the Natural History Museum, London, Wayanad Wild, the Wildlife Institute of India, Nature, Environment and Wildlife Society, and the Zoological Survey of India discover a new species of vine snake Ahaetulla laudankia in Odisha, India.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Dehradun | Jun 8, 2018
Photo : Prudvi Raj

Researchers from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and North Orissa University discover two new species of frog.

General, Science, Deep-dive
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