Population Diversity and Species Richness in Termites from the Annamalai University Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India

Title

Population Diversity and Species Richness in Termites from the Annamalai University Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India

Authors

Thanga thamil | Pradhap

Keywords

Diversity |Termites

Publication Details

Vol: 1; Iss: 5; Oct-15 | ISSN: 2454-5422

Abstract

A pilot study on abundance of termite survey were conducted in and around the Annamalai University campus in related to the degradation of biomass lane. Out of the survey we were found four different species, namely Coptotermes heimi, Microtermes obesi, Odontotermes obesus, Nasutitermies sp. This diverged nature of termite population reflects as major role the process of biomass degradation and population establishment. As per the simpson and Shannon transect protocol the diversity of termite population and along with the dependant dwellers were recorded respectively the study areas are as followed playground, guest house garden, Canteen garden, Main library garden, in and around the campus.

Citation:

C.Thanga thamil and M.Pradhap. “Population Diversity and Species Richness in Termites from the Annamalai University Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India”. International Journal of Current Science Research (IJCSR) 1.5 (2015): 95-99.