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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(2): 311-325       |                 Available online, April 25, 2018

Faunal Diversity of CSIR-NEERI campus, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Bawaskar Kiran*, Haldar Ruchita and Kosankar Sharda


CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440020, India                      

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Received : 22.12.2017  |  Revised :  24.02.2018   | Accepted : 12.04.2018  |  Published : 25.04.2018

CSIR-NEERI is a constituent of council of scientific and industrial research and is situated in the center of Nagpur city. CSIR-NEERI is located at coordinate 2107’21’’ N and 7904’17’’ E and NEERI colony located at coordinate 2107’14’’ N and 7903’59’’ E. The objectives of this study is to examine the presence of fauna in the protected urban forest of Nagpur city. The study of faunal diversity at CSIR-NEERI campus has been conducted from September 2016 to August 2017. Total 352 Species of lower and higher fauna belonging to 56 orders, 190 families and 305 genera has been documented. The observed fauna was categorized as common (C) 155 species (44%), uncommon (UC) 138 species (39%), occasional (O) 47 species (13%) and rare (R) 12 species (4%).


Key words- Faunal biodiversity, Forest, CSIR-NEERI, Urban forest, Nagpur



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Bawaskar Kiran, Haldar Ruchita and Kosankar Sharda  (2018) Faunal Diversity of CSIR-NEERI campus, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 6(2): 311-325.




All the authors are very thankful to Principal, Janata Mahavidyalaya, Chandrapur for providing the full research facilities to conduct the present work.


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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