Lesser known animal resources of India

By: A.K. Ghosh

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Contents: Preface. Introduction. I. Mammals: 1. Lagomorph: i. Indian hare :lepus nigricollis cuvier. 2. Bovines. 3. Gaur : bos gaurus H. Smith. 4. Mithan : bos frontalis (Lambert). 5. Yak : bos grunniens (Linnaeus). 6. Asiatic wild buffalo : bubalus bubalis (Linn.). 7. Sheep and goat. 8. Bharal : pseudovis nayaur (Hodgson). 9. Himalayan Tahr : hemitragus jemlahicus (H. Smith). 10. Deer and antelopes. 11. Nilgai or blue bull : boselaphus tragocamelus (Pallas). 12. Sambar : cervus unicolor kerr. 13. Chital : axis axis erxleben. 14. Musk deer : moschus moschiferus linnaeus. 15. Mouse deer : tragulus meminna (Erxleben). 16. Pigs. 17. Indian wild boar : sus scrofa linnaeus. 18. Pigmy hog : sus salvanius hodgson. Selected readings. II. Birds: 1. Pheasants, partridges, quails. 2. Koklas pheasant : pucrasia macrolopha (lesson). 3. Cheer pheasant : catreus wallichi (hardwicke). 4. Grey partridge : francolinus pondicerainus ( gmelin). 5. Black partridge : francolinus francolinus (linnaeus). 6. Painted partridge : francolinus pictus (Jardine & Selby). 7. Grey quail : coturnix coturnix (Linnaeus). Selected readings. III. Reptiles: 1. Crocodiles. 2. Estuarine crocodile : crocodylus porosus schneider. 3. Mugger : crocodylus palustris lesson. 4. Gharial : gavialis gangeticus ( gmelin). 5. Freshwater turtles and tortoises. 6. Sea turtle. 7. Leatherback turtle : dermochelys coriacea (Linn). 8. Olive ridley : lepidochelys olivacea (eschscholtz). Selected readings. IV: Amphibia: 1. Indian bull frog : Rana tigerina daudin. 2. Jerdon's bull frog : Rana. Printed Pages: 112.

Title: Lesser known animal resources of India

Author Name: A.K. Ghosh

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2002

ISBN: 81-85784-28-X

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Keywords: Lesser known animal resources of India