Biodiversity of South India's Journal

November 23, 2022

Observations of the week (06.11.2022 - 12.11.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-sixth "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A Four-spotted Ant Mimic (Propostira quadrangulata) from Udupi,Karnataka by @mohithshenoyk.
    This observation got 4 votes from our members!

  2. A critically endangered and endemic Ponmudi Bush Frog (Raorchestes ponmudi) from Tamil Nadu by @seemamerchant.
    This observation got 2 votes!

  3. Feeding behaviour of Harmochirus zabkai from Belagavi, Karnataka by @shashikanthbkambannavar.
    This observation got 1 vote!

I'll check the number later tomorrow.

Thankyou!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on November 23, 2022 17:02 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

Observations of the week (23.10.2022 - 29.10.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-sixth "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. An endangered and endemic Bonhote's Mouse (Mus famulus) from Kerala by @yaduprasadn.
    It is also an iNat first!
    This observation got 2 votes from our members!

  2. A Thomisus sp. preying on a Clubionid from Bangalore, Karnataka by @hayath_mohammed.

  3. An observation of Gallus gallus var. domesticus from Bangalore, Karnataka by @spiderhatingant69. ;D
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on November 23, 2022 16:52 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

October 07, 2022

Observations of the week (18.09.2022 - 24.09.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-fifth "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. Fungal infection on the egg sac of Cyrtarachne sp. from Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka by @vasanthi.
    This observation got 6 votes from our members!

  2. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/136566452
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/136389323
    A Marengo zebra from Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka by (1)@pavan_tavrekere and (2)@vishwanathgowda.
    These are the first two observations of the species on iNat.
    This observation received 2 votes!

  3. A Thomisus sp. preying on a Crimson Rose (Pachliopta hector) from Alappuzha, Kerala by @gannu03.
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on October 07, 2022 16:29 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

August 28, 2022

Observations of the week (07.08.2022 - 13.08.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-fourth "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A very beautiful Cyrba sp. from Mysore, Karnataka by @abhiapc.
    This observation got 6 votes from our members!

  2. A White Lynx Spider (Oxyopes shweta) preying on newly hatched Pentatomids continuously from Mysore, Karnataka by @abhiapc.
    This observation got 1 vote!

  3. A Heavy-bodied Jumper (Hyllus semicupreus) preying on a Trumpet Tail (Acisoma panorpoides) from Bangalore, Karnataka by @praveen_tangirala.
    This observation got 1 vote!

  4. A Nihonhimnea sp. infested by wasp larvae from Bangalore, Karnataka by @ashoksengupta5.
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on August 28, 2022 10:22 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

Observations of the week (31.07.2022 - 06.08.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-third "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A Dead Leaf Spider (Poltys idae) from Agumbe, Karnataka by @rohan_sharma.
    This observation got 4 votes from our members!

  2. A very beautiful Lessert's Rainbow Spider (Stenaelurillus lesserti) from Chennai, Tamil Nadu by @saravanaraja_vicky.
    This observation got 3 votes!

  3. A Phyrnarachne sp. preying on a Calliphorid from Haveri, Karnataka by @shashidharswamyhiremath.
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on August 28, 2022 10:12 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

August 07, 2022

Observations of the week (24.07.2022 - 30.07.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-second "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. An endangered and endemic Malabar Torrent Toad (Blaira ornata) from Karnataka by @harshaj.
    This observation got 4 votes from our members!

  2. An Australopacifica sp. from Erode, Tamil Nadu by @awayk3n, who is also a group member.
    This observation got 4 votes as well!

  3. An endangered Cryptocarya anamalayana from Tamil Nadu by @srinivasan2.
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on August 07, 2022 14:35 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

July 29, 2022

Observations of the week (17.07.2022 - 23.07.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-first "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A critically endangered and endemic Cross-backed Bush Frog (Raorchestes signatus) from Tamil Nadu by @kokari.
    This observation got 4 votes from our members!

  2. A Lesser Sneaking Ant (Cardiocondyla minutior) from Erode, Tamil Nadu by @awayk3n, who is also a group member.
    This observation, which is the first observation of this species in Tamil Nadu on iNat, got 1 vote!

  3. A Cyclosa sp. from Bangalore, Karnataka by @jithesh, who is also a group member.
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on July 29, 2022 16:51 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

July 23, 2022

Observations of the week (10.07.2022 - 16.07.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twenty-first "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A Wandering Violin Mantis (Gongylus gongylodes) preying on a bee from Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu by @sagarika_chen, who is also a group member.
    This observation got 4 votes from our members!

  2. Interaction between an Ornamental Tree Trunk Spider (Herennia multipuncta) and a slug sp. from Bangalore, Karnataka by @vaidyar.
    This observation got 4 votes as well!

  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/125741411
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/125872526
    Critically Endangered Hildegardia populifolia from Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu by (1) @senthil2 and (2) @vinod_shankar.
    This observation got 1 vote!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on July 23, 2022 14:31 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment

July 15, 2022

Observations of the week (03.07.2022 - 09.07.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the twentieth "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A beautiful Phallus sp. from Bamgalore, Karnataka by @varmax.
    This observation got 6 votes from our members!

  2. A Zoica sp. from Kodagu, Karntaka by @abhiapc.
    This observation got 1 vote as well!

  3. A Xorides sp. from Bangalore, Karntaka by @rintz.
    This observation, which is the first of this genus from Karnataka on iNat, got 1 vote as well!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on July 15, 2022 14:45 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 1 comment | Leave a comment

July 07, 2022

Observations of the week (26.06.2022 - 02.07.2022)

Hello everyone! This is the nineteenth "Observations of the Week" post of the Biodiversity of South India Project!
Here they are in order:

  1. A Macromia ellisoni from Chikmagalur, Karnataka by @shesharaj_navada.
    This observation, which is also an iNat first, got 6 votes from our members!

  2. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/123948904
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/124106107
    A (1) Malabar Vine Snake (Ahaetulla malabarica) feeding on an (2) Oriental Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosa) from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu by @sidnature.
    This observation received 1 vote!

  3. A completely transparent Eel sp. (Anguilliformes sp.) from Alappuzha, Kerala by @renju.
    This observation got 1 vote as well!

Wonderful observations everyone! :)

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Posted on July 07, 2022 15:44 by samrudhnandagopal samrudhnandagopal | 0 comments | Leave a comment