2 edition of Termite fauna of Assam region, eastern India found in the catalog.
Termite fauna of Assam region, eastern India
M. L. Roonwal
by National Institute of Sciences of India
Written in English
Reprinted from the Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India, vol.28B no.4, 1962.
|Statement||by M.L. Roonwal & O.B. Chhotani.|
|Contributions||Chhotani, O. B., National Institute of Sciences of India.|
Rhacophorus suffry from Assam. Sengupta et al. () discovered Amolops assamensis from Assam in northeast India. Bordoloi and Borah () studied the diversity of amphibian fauna in the wetlands of 11 districts of Arunachal Pradesh and raised the number of amphibian species in the state to Bortamuli et al. () described. The state of Assam along with whole Northeast India region is full of amazing valleys, Astonishing Waterfalls, dense forest and great hills and that’s why it’s also called as “The land of the Red River and Blue Hills”. Assam has numerous mountain ranges and hills which are home to wide range of flora and fauna.
In his book, archaeologist Manjil Hazarika’s shows that the North East Indian region has never been an isolated backwater even during prehistoric times. Dhrijyoti Kalita pm. KEY WORDS: Butterflies, Dibru-Saikhowa, Upper Assam The northeastern India is one of mega biodiversity region, south of the Brahmaputra River is the globally recognized Indo-Malayan biodiversity hotspot. Hence, species that have affinities with Southeast Asian fauna and Indian fauna.
94O20 E) of Assam, North Eastern Region of India. This zone is endowed with a climatic condition favourable for Muga Culture and hence, has established as an important cottage industry for the rural folk by providing them sustainable livelihood. The present production of raw silk in Assam is million tones accounting to % of the. Cryptotermes bengalensis, is a species of dry wood termite of the genus Cryptotermes. It is native to India, Bangladesh, Thailand and introduced to Sri Lanka. It is found in dead and rotten wood of Ficus species. It is a pest of Diospyros : Kalotermitidae.
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They reported 16 species of sub-terranean termites in Asia (Middle East), 12 species in Far East of Asia, 5 species in Philippine Island region, 6 species in Malaysia and Indonesia, 6 species in Pacific ocean Islands, 15 species inFile Size: KB.
Termite fauna of North Eastern India (Records of the Zoological Survey of India) [Geeta Bose] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: 2. The humus-feeders were the second group in number of species. The termite fauna of the terra firme and of the swamp forest were distinct, as shown by the low similarity index.
The greatest contribution on Indian region termites was made by Roonwal and Chhotani () and Chhotani () in “Fauna of India and Adjacent Countries Isoptera (Termites)”.They recorded species of termites belonging to seven families and 59 genera from the Indian subcontinent (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka).
Termite fauna of Assam region, eastern India. Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India, Part B, Biological Sciences 28 (4): – + 26 pls. Roonwal, M.L., and Sen-Sarma P.K. Contributions to the systematics of Oriental termites. Indian Council of Agricultural Research Monograph 1: i–xiv + 1–Author: Asha Poonia.
This chapter summarizes the salient results of two decades’ studies by the author on the general field ecology, distributional peculiarities and faunistic affinities of the termites of the Indian region. Although the termites are perhaps better known than most other groups of insects in this country, there are nevertheless large gaps in our knowledge and many important areas in the Cited by: 8.
India is one of the 17 Mega biodiverse countries in the world and accounts for % of the recorded species. The State of Assam is a constituent unit of the Eastern Himalayan Biodiversity Region; one of the two biodiversity “Hot Spots” in the country. Assam (/ ˈ æ s æ m /, Assamese: ()) is a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.
Assam covers an area of 78, km 2 (30, sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the Capital: Dispur.
DISTRIBUTIONAL PATTERN OF TERMITES (ISOPTERA: INSECTA) IN MAHARASHTRA, INDIA P. Roy Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata INTRODUCTION Termites occur in abundance in the circumtropics, more abundance in the humid tropics and very spare so in the warm temperate regions. India, being a vast tripical country, supports more.
It is not a mound-building termite in the strict sense of the term. from Barkuda Island, Chilka Lake (Orissa) and by Chaudhury et.
() from Bangladesh. The author here reports mounds of this species from two unsual sit~s in Manipur come across during her survey of North-eastern India, during May-June texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.
National Emergency Full text of "The Fish Fauna of Assam and the Neighbouring North-Eastern States of India". Flora of assam 1. Flora of AssamSubmitted bySilvinus Clisson Pragash 2.
Flora of AssamAssam General Characteristics• Assam, one of the biodiversity hotspots occupies a special place in North-eastern India located between 24° 44 N to 27° 45N Latitude and 89° 41E to 96° 02E Longitude, covering % of the geographical area of the country.• The annual.
Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - This book covers the Flora and Fauna of Assam State mainly Khanapara, Kamrup and Bangaon, Barpeta, Assam, India. The Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary belongs to the East- Kamrup Forest division.
Diversity and functional significance of cellulolytic microbes living in termite, pill-bug and stem-borer guts O. Termite fauna of Assam region, Eastern India.
Cited by: Protected areas of Assam is home to 9 out of the 14 primate species found in India,few among them are the Assamese macaque, capped and golden langur and the only ape found in India, the hoolock gibbon.
Golden langur is found in a small region of western Assam and one of the most endangered primate species of India. Wild Cats -4 Species. Fauna. of Species. Mammals. Primates. 9 (Out of 15 Indian primate species 9 are found in Assam).
Birds. (State is home to % of the bird species found in the Indian Sub- Continent, 17 species of birds are endemic to Assam) 45 species of birds from Assam find mention in the Indian Red Data Book. Migratory birds. Amphibians. Assam and other parts of the N.E. region. Assam is well known among the many wildlife holiday destinations in North East India.
The state comprises of a host of explored unexplored sanctuaries and national parks. Assam is mainly famous for two of its most important things, one being the excellent tea of the place and the other is the wildlife tourism.
Abstract. Termite,an exopterygotan insect are eusocial,polymorphic and live in small to large species construct discrete nests with a complicated are mound or subterranean or arboreal nest are homeostatic are more than species of termites distributed mainly in the tropical and subtropical countries,but few are es.
Kaziranga National Park is solitary among the foremost National Parks on the earth and also famous as the wonderful wildlife destination of the North East India.
Situated in the intense geographical location, the park presents a massive range of natural beauty. The mammalian fauna of Assam (eastern India) is the richest and represents an almost purely Indo-Chinese association (Kurup, ).
Of a total of genera of land mammals in India, 85 (63%) are represented in Assam. The states of North Eastern Region are officially recognised under the North Eastern Council, constituted in as the acting agency for the development of the north eastern states.
Long after induction of NEC, Sikkim formed part of the North Eastern Region as the eighth state in India's Look-East connectivity projects connect Northeast India to China and ASEAN.
Guwahati city in Assam is called the Gateway to the North East Country: India.This book describes the outstanding features of the ecology and bio geography of the Indian region, comprising former British India, Nepal, Bhutan, Ceylon and Burma.
It summarizes the results of nearly four decades' studies and field explorations and discussions with students on the distribution of plants and animals, practically throughout.A new genus of nasutiform termite from North-eastern India. Journal of the zoological Society of India, 42(1 & 2): Bose, Geeta, b, An unusual case of mound construction by the termite Odontotermes feae.
(Wasmann). Records of the zoological Survey of India,1 pl. Bose, Geeta and Das, B.C. Termite fauna of Orissa.