Mammals of papikonda huts, northern eastern ghats, india

Aditya, V and Ganesh, Thyagarajan (2017) Mammals of papikonda huts, northern eastern ghats, india. Journal of Threatend Taxa, 9 (10). pp. 10823-10830. ISSN 0974-7907

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Abstract

Papikonda National Park covering an area of 1,012km' holds high conservation value as the only national park in the geographically vast northern Eastern Ghats. The tropical moist deciduous forests support species assemblages characteristic of the Eastern Ghats. We conducted the first comprehensive assessment of the mammal diversity in Papikonda National Park using camera traps, sign surveys and community interviews between October 2014 and March 2015, combined with a cornprehensive literature review of research articles, field guides and IUCN species range reports. A total of 55 species from 46 genera belonging to 24 families were enumerated. There was a high diversity of carnivores (15 species), followed by chiropterans (13 species) and rodents (11 species).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diversity, mammals, Papikonda National Park.
Subjects: Research > Research Center - Technical
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2019 05:12
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2019 05:12
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153391

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