Scientific publications by our members

Herptiles

Leaping frogs (Anura: Ranixalidae) of the Western Ghats of India: An integrated taxonomic review. Dahanukar, Neelesh; Modak, Nikhil; Krutha, Keerthi; Nameer, P. O.; Padhye, Anand D.; Molur, Sanjay. (2016). link
Hydrophylax bahuvistara, a new species of fungoid frog (Amphibia: Ranidae) from peninsular India. Padhye, Anand D.; Jadhav, Anushree; Modak, Nikhil; Nameer, P. O.; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2015). link
Indirana salelkari, a new species of leaping frog (Anura: Ranixalidae) from Western Ghats of Goa, India. Modak, Nikhil; Dahanukar, Neelesh; Gosavi, Ninad; Padhye, Anand D.. (2015). link
Sexual dimorphism in the Kudremukh Bush Frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Raorchestes tuberohumerus) of the Western Ghats, India, with a note on its distribution and conservation status. Padhye, Anand D.; Jadhav, Anushree; Sulakhe, Shauri; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2015). link
Delimiting the distribution range of Indirana leithii (Boulenger, 1888)(Anura: Ranixalidae), an endemic threatened anuran of the Western Ghats, based on molecular and morphological analysis. Modak, Nikhil; Padhye, Anand; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2014). link
Indirana chiravasi, a new species of leaping frog (Anura: Ranixalidae) from Western Ghats of India. Padhye, Anand D.; Modak, Nikhil; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2014). link
Indirana chiravasi, a new species of leaping frog (Anura: Ranixalidae) from Western Ghats of India. Padhye, Anand D.; Modak, Nikhil; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2014). link
Instances of aberrant colors and patterns among the indian herpetofauna: a review.. Mahabal, Anil; Thakur, Sanjay. (2014). link
Range extension of Ferguson Toad Duttaphrynus scaber (Schneider)(Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) up to the northern most limit of Western Ghats, with its advertisement call analysis. Padhye, Anand; Pandit, Rohan; Patil, Rajgopal; Gaikwad, Swapnil; Dahanukar, Neelesh; Shouche, Yogesh. (2013). link
Raorchestes ghatei, a new species of shrub frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. Padhye, Anand D.; Sayyed, Amit; Jadhav, Anushree; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2013). link
Amphibian diversity and distribution in Tamhini, northern Western Ghats. Dahanukar, Neelesh; Padhye, Anand. (2005). link

Insects

Distribution and composition of butterfly species along the latitudinal and habitat gradients of the Western Ghats of India. Padhye, Anand; Shelke, Sheetal; Dahanukar, Neelesh. (2012). link
Checklist of Indian Gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Sharma, R. M.. (2009). link
First report on plant galls (zoocecidia) from mangrove swamps of Vikhroli, Maharashtra. Sharma, R. M.; Joshi, P. V.; Shindikar, Mahesh. (2003). link
Checklist of Indian grass gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) with their host grass (Poaceae) index. Sharma, R. M.; others. (2000). link
Further contribution to the knowledge of Zoocecidia of mangrove Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vier. Sharma, R. M.; Das, A. K.. (1984). link
A new psyllid gall on the leaves of Alstonia-kurzii hkf (Apocynaceae) from the South Andaman islands. Kandasamy, C.; Sharma, R. M.. (1983). link
new gall-midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from India. Sharma, R. M.; Rao, S. N.. (1978). link

Birds

Recent sightings of Sri Lankan Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger in Northern Western Ghats between Kolhapur and Mumbai, India. Sayyed, Amit; Mahabal, Anil. (2017). link
Distribution records and extended range of the Sri Lanka Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger (Aves: Caprimulgiformes: Podargidae) in the Western Ghats: a review from 1862 to 2015. Mahabal, Anil; Thakur, Sanjay; Patil, Rajgopal. (2016). link
How common is albinism really? Colour aberrations in Indian birds reviewed. Mahabal, Anil; van Grouw, Hein; Sharma, R. M.; Thakur, Sanjay. (2016). link
Season and landscape element wise changes in the community structure of avifauna of Tamhini, northern Western Ghats, India. Padhye, Anand D.; Paingankar, Mandar; Dahanukar, Neelesh; Pande, Satish. (2007). link
Birds of Talra Wildlife Sanctuary in lower western Himalaya, HP with notes on their status and altitudinal movement. Mahabal, Anil. (2000). link
Spatial and temporal fluctuations in the population of common myna Acridotheres tristis (linnaeus) in and around an indian city. Mahabal, Anil; Bastawade, D. B.; Vaidya, V. G.. (1990). link
Diurnal rhythms and seasonal changes in the roosting behaviour of Indian mynaAcridotheres tristis (Linnaeus). Mahabal, Anil; Vaidya, V. G.. (1989). link
Population ecology and communal roosting behaviour of pariah kite Milvus migrans govinda in Pune(Maharashtra).. Mahabal, Anil; Bastawade, D. B.. (1985). link

Arachnida

Diversity of scorpion fauna of Saswad-Jejuri, Pune District, Maharashtra, western India. Pande, Satish; Bastawade, Deshbhushan; Padhye, Anand; Pawashe, Amit. (2012). link
A new genus and species of Cyphophthalmi (Arachnida: Opiliones) from the north-eastern states of India. Giribet, Gonzalo; Sharma, Prashant P.; Bastawade, Deshbhushan B.. (2007). link
Arachnida: Scorpionida, Uropygi, Schizomida and Oncopodid Opiliones (Chelicerata). Bastawade, D. B.. (2006). link
Three new species from the spider families Amaurobiidae, Thomisidae and Salticidae (Araneae: Arachnida) from India. Bastawade, D. B.. (2002). link
Distribution of Neoscorpiops scorpions in the western ghats of Maharashtra and Gujarat and possible trichobothridial variations among isolated populations. Bastawade, D. B.. (1997). link
First report of an arachnid order Cyphophthalmi (da) from India in Arunachal Pradesh. Bastawade, D. B.. (1992). link
A new Schizomus from the Indian state of Maharashtra, with additional comments on eyed schizomids (Arachnida: Schizomidae). Cokendolpher, James C.; Sissom, W. David; Bastawade, D. B.. (1988). link
The 1st record of the family Ischnuridae (Scorpionida, Arachnida) from Maharashtra with the description of a new species of a genus Iomachus Pocock. Bastawade, D. B.. (1987). link
Fauna of India: Scorpions. Tikader, B. K.; Bastawade, D. B.. (1983). link