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Revisiting DNA barcoding of true bugs of the infraorder Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from India
Abstract Cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene (COI) sequences of roughly 509 bp length for various species of the Infraorder Pentatomomorpha were generated. K2P divergences within and between speciesExpand
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First appearance deceives many: disentangling the Hemidactylus triedrus species complex using an integrated approach
The gekkonid lizard genus Hemidactylus Oken is the second most species-rich genus of geckos with greatest diversity in the tropical regions of the world. Some species of the genus are commensal andExpand
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Climbing Behavior in the Checkered Keelback or Asiatic Water Snake Xenochrophis piscator (Schneider, 1799) (Colubridae: Natricinae) in the Western Ghats, India
One of the commonest aquatic snakes of India, the Checkered Keelback, Xenochrophis piscator , typically inhabits freshwater bodies and feeds on aquatic prey such as the fishes and frogs. Here, weExpand
Behavioural ethogram of Spotted Owlet Athene brama (Temminck, 1821)
The Spotted Owlet Athene brama is a common nocturnal raptor widely distributed in the Indian Subcontinent and neighbouring regions. Though subject to some studies, there is only fragmentary dataExpand
A new species of green pit vipers of the genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Reptilia, Serpentes, Viperidae) from western Arunachal Pradesh, India
A new species of green pit vipers of the genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 is described from the lowlands of western Arunachal Pradesh state of India. The new species, Trimeresurus salazar, is aExpand
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A new species of fossorial natricid snakes of the genus Trachischium Günther, 1858 (Serpentes: Natricidae) from the Himalayas of northeastern India.
A new species of natricid snakes, Trachischium apteii sp. nov. is described from the northeastern Indian State of Arunachal Pradesh. The new species differs from its congeners in the following suiteExpand
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Diet of the Spotted Owlet Athene brama in an urban landscape
We aimed to study the food habits of the Spotted Owlet Athene brama by combining the pellet analysis as well as direct/visual observation methods. Both methods were used simultaneously for sevenExpand
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