Alpha Diversity And Species Assemblage of Odonata from Different Habitats in Pune-Chindchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) Area, Pune, Maharashtra

Authors(3) :-P. D. Saha, Sweta Rahane , S. M. Gaikwad

The present work is aimed to study diversity and abundance of dragonflies and damselflies of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipality in Pune city of Maharashtra in Northern western Ghats. This study has been carried out for one year from June 2016 to March 2017. A total number of 32 species under 6 families was observed. The most abundant family was Libellulidae comprising 20 species followed by Coenagrionidae comprising 6 species, Chlorocyphidae comprising 2 species, Lestidae with 2 species, Aeshnidae and Platycnemidae comprising of 1species. Assemblage of different species in relation to their habitat diversity and diversity indices were also reported.

Authors and Affiliations

P. D. Saha
Department of Zoology, Modern College of ACS, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Sweta Rahane
Department of Zoology, Shivaji University Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
S. M. Gaikwad
Department of Zoology, Shivaji University Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

Alpha Diversity, Species Assemblage, Bio-Indicators, Habitat Diversity

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 5 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-20
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 184-191
Manuscript Number : IJSRST185137
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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P. D. Saha, Sweta Rahane , S. M. Gaikwad, " Alpha Diversity And Species Assemblage of Odonata from Different Habitats in Pune-Chindchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) Area, Pune, Maharashtra", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.184-191 , January-February-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST185137

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