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Group    

No. of

Reported species

     Reported By

 

Invertebrates

Protozoa

86*         

Satwant & Battish (1989) Chand & Kaur  (1992) Masandrai & Grewal (1977). 

Platyhelminthes

41

Duggal (1972, 1981, 1984 & 1987)

Nematoda                                                                            

188

Chhabra & Sehgal (1965),  Mahajan & Chhabra, (1979),Toong & Sood (1972) Kaur & Johal, (1978, 1979 a & b), Gupta & Grewal (1979),  Brar & Grewal (1981),  Singh & Gill (1991), Bakshi & Johal (1977), Kaur & Sood (1979), Mehta & Toor (1971), Duggal (1985) and Mehta (2003)

Annelida               

56

Rani & Kapoor (1975), Sharma & Battish (1993), Kaur & Battish (1994) & Dhillon et.al. (1996) ,Julka (2003) and Chandra (2003)

Arthropoda                                                                           

1389*

Battish & Dhillon (1978) Grover & Battish ( 1983) Brar & Battish (1988, 1993) Bath & Kaur (1997), Singh et.al., (1985) Mehta (2001),  Singh (2001), Kumar (2001),  (Kirti & Singh( 2000), Gupta & Singh (1979 a),  Paul & Singh (1971) Sagandeep & Kapoor(1990), Sagandeep & Singh 1997) Verma & Singh (1974), Rose et.al. (1994), Rose (1997)  & ZSI, Solan (2000). Kumari & Singh (1982), Kumari & Sadana (1984), Bindra (1971), Kaur & Kapoor (1975), Gupta & Sadana(1979 b), Singh & Sadana (1987a) Kapoor & Sood (1990),  Kaur & Kapoor (1975), Singh & Bindra (1975) , Gill & Gill (1977), Bastawade (2003), Battish , Kumar et al. (2003), Shishodia(2003), Bhatti et al. (2003), Thirumalai (2003), Varshney (2003), Kulkarni (2003), Srivastava & Mehta (2003), Mehta (2003), Rose & Sood (2003), Arora et. al. (2003) and Singh &  Singh (2003)

Mollusca                                               

94

(Khanna & Kapoor (1974), Singh, (1987 b), Sharma & Battish (1993) and Patil & Ramakrishna (2003)

Vertebrates

Pisces                  

131

Johal & Tondon(1979,1980) and Kumar et al. (2003)

Amphibia

20

Battish (1986), Dhillon et.al. (1996) , Ladhar (2000) and Mehta & Murthy (2003)

Reptilia

43

(Bakshi (1997) Dhillon et.al. (1996), Ladhar (2000) and Kumar et. al. (2003)

Aves                      

>500

Department of Forests and wildlife in 1993,  (Mehta et al. 2003) anmd Kumar et. al. (2003)

Mammalia            

97

Lamba (1984)  and 38 sps. have been recorded by Prasad  (1984) and Kumar et. al. (2003)

 

* All groups are not covered                                          


Source: Ministry of Environment & Forests, 2000