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Taxonomy, Distribution and Conservation of Molluscs in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh: Three New Records from the State

Tulika Biswas, Basudev Tripathy, K. Valarmathi, S.K. Sajan


The freshwater and land molluscs inventory survey was conducted in connection with our approved annual programme of research entitled “Species diversity and richness of molluscan fauna of Himachal Pradesh” From April 2012 to March 2015. During survey period we have collected 633 examples of Molluscs (both Land and Freshwater). Total 25 species are recorded from different district of Himachal Pradesh. Among 25 species eight species of molluscs have been recorded from the Kangra district. Physa acuta, Macrochlamys indica and Ariophanta interrupta have been recorded for the first time from Himachal Pradesh. A systematic taxonomic account, distribution and conservation status is discussed in this paper..


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  • DOI:10.21276/ambi.2015.02.2.ra02

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