ZSI: India TO add 315 taxa and 540 species to its inventory of animal species
- In 2021, India’s faunal database gained 540 new species, bringing the overall number of animal species to 1,03,258. Additionally, in 2021, 315 taxa were added to the Indian flora, bringing the total number of floral taxa in the nation to 55,048. Of the 540 species of fauna, 134 are new records for India, while 406 are new finds.
- Also in 2021, thirteen new genera were found. One mammal species, 35 reptile species, and 19 species of fish are among the newly identified species.
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Published date : 05 Jul 2022 06:25PM