Ecology | VOL. 15, ISSUE 91, July-August 2015 |

Are there still more? Discovering New Species

Discovering new species in India

It may be a wonder of sorts that India’s rich biodiversity periodically still manages to throw up new species of flora and fauna that was hitherto undiscovered, unreported, and unclassified. The species discoveries, perhaps stands testimonial to the alluring natural wealth of the country. The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) revealed on the World Environment Day on June 5, 2015 that a total number of 349 plants and animals have been discovered in the...

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