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Mayfly (Nathanella indica)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 230533136

Ecology and conservation of the Indian mayfly, Nathanella indica Demoulin, 1955

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 230533136) - Mayfly - Awarded $3,500 on July 19, 2024

The main objectives of this project are: • To update the known distribution of Nathanella indica based on the extensive surveys in Tamil Nadu and records of its occurrence in published sources • To investigate the habitat preference of the nymphs through a quantitative benthic survey, with a particular emphasis on the association of nymphal occurrence and environmental conditions • To investigate the genetic structure of the species employing DNA sequence data from the mitochondrial COI gene fragment to assess genetic structure within and between localities • To evaluate the conservation status and requirements of the species using the new information we present

Project 230533136 location - India, Asia