Affiliated to the University of Calicut

Reaccredited by NAAC with 'A' grade


Abhilash Peter

Dr.Abhilash Peter

Asst. Professor

Full Time Faculty

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Sl No Programme Institution/University Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Zoological Survey of India/ Calicut University 2016
2 B.Ed. M.G.U.C.T. E, Kumily 2002
3 M.Sc. St. Joseph's College, Devagiri/ Calicut University 2000


Sl No Title Guide Name Institution Month/Year
1. Species inventory and characterization of little known genera under Calliscelionini Masner and Gryonini Szabo (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae: Scelioninae) of Kerala Dr. Rajmohana. K Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode 2011-2016

Sl No Title
Name of Journal / Vol. No. / Issue No. / Page Nos  
ISSN No Month/Year
1 On Triteleia Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) from India,
with descriptions of two new species

ENTOMON 46(1): 01-10 (2021)

0377-9335 2021
2 Report of a new host plant for Eligma narcissus Cramer (Lepidoptera: Nolidae)

ENTOMON 45(3): 239-242
Online No. ent. 45311 2020
3 Descriptions of two new species of Macroteleia Westwood (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) from India

HALTERES Volume 11, 25-31,

doi: 10.5281/zenodo.4026478


2348-7372 2020
4 An unusual, new, sexually dimorphic species of Gryon Haliday (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) from India Oriental Insects, DOI: 10.1080/00305316.2016.1142482. ISSN: 0030-5316 (Print) 2157-8745 (Online) 2016
5 Encyrtoscelio Dodd (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from India Entomon

39(1): 1-14

6 A new species of Gryon Haliday (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from India Journal of Threatened Taxa

6 (14): 6711- 6714

7 Redescription of Titta festiva (Kieffer) (Hymenoptera:

Platygastridae) with new distributional record from India


II, 37-42

8 First Report of the Genus Aprostocetus Wetwood (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) from Vietnam with Descriptions of two New Species Entomon

38 (3): 139-148

9 A new species of Notaspidiella Boucek (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) with a key to species and notes on known species Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society

110(1),pp 65-70

10 On Indian species of Epiclerus Haliday (Hymenoptera: Tetracampidae) with description of a new species, key to species and and a checklist of world species Journal of  Experimental  Zoology India

Vol.16, No.1, pp. 155-161

11 On five new species of Indian Tetrastichinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) Biosystematica

7(2): 09-21

12 First record of the wide spread Calliscelio elegans (Perkins) (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae) along with some taxonomic notes on the species Biodiversity Data Journal

1: e983, pp1-13

13 Taxonomic studies on some Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) associated with Xylophagous beetle Demonax decorus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Kerala (India) with descriptions of five new species Samagra

Vol. 9, pp. 3-22

14 On a new genus and species of Scelioninae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from India Biosystematica

6(1) 19-25

15 A new species of Calliscelio Ashmead (Platygastridae: Hymenoptera: Insecta) from India Rec.Zool.Surv.India

112 (Part-1): 75-79

16 A new species of Stictomischus Thomson (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) from India, with a checklist of species Journal of  Experimental  Zoology India

No. 1 pp. 45-53

17 A preliminary review of Merismus  Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of Oriental region Hexapoda

17(2): 113-118

18 Four new species of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) from India Rec. Zool. Surv. India

109 (Part-2): 1- 12

19 Two new species of Zaischnopsis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) from Southern India and a key to Oriental Species Zoos’Print Journal.

22(6): 2706-2709

20 A review of the species of Deutereulophus Schulz (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) of Oriental region Uttar Pradesh J. Zool.

27(1): 61-67

21 A review of Calosota curtis (Hymenoptera: Euplemidae) of Oriental region Hexapoda

14(2): 83-88

22 A review of Pachyneuron species (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of Middle East J. Environ. & Sociobiol

4(2): 119-138

23 A preliminary review of Pseudosecodes Girault (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) Indian J. Environ. & Ecoplan   2006
24 A revision of  Neanastatus Girault (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) of India with a key to Oriental species Hexapoda

13 (1&2): 01-15

25 Record of Bactrocera (Zeugodacus) cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Tephritidae: Diptera: Insecta) infestation on fruits of Strichnos nux-Vomica. Linnaeus (Loganiaceae) from Kerala, South India Rec.Zool.Surv.India

103 (3-4): 167-170

26 New record of Anoplomus Flexuosus Bezzi (Tephritidae: Diptera; Insecta) from Southern India with notes on the systematics of the genus Anoplomus Bezzi Rec.Zool.Surv.India

102 (3-4): 183-185


Sl No Title Author Names Publisher/ISBN no Month/Year
1 Common Insects: Visual Reference to the Common Insects in our Neighbourhood. Rajmohana, K., Bijoy, C., Muhamed Jafer Palot and Abhilash Peter Book    Published by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata November 2012

Sl No. Name Title of article Role Type of programme Venu/Place Date/Year
1.  “Biodiversity Conservation and Participatory Forest Management”


    National Seminar P.G & Research Department of Zoology, St. Joseph’s College Devagiri,


11th December-2003
2. Butterfly Diversity of Western Ghats”     National Seminar Department of Zoology NSS, College, Manjeri 8th & 9th October-2004.


3. Insect Growth regulators and Natural Products in Insect Pest Management


    National Seminar P.G & Research Department of Zoology, St. Joseph’s College Devagiri 11th January-2005
4. Animal Taxonomy- Emerging Trends



    National Conference Department of Zoology, Sacred Heart College, Thevara 14th & 15th January-2005
5. Entomology     International Conference Punjabi University, Patiala 21-23 February 2014


6. Mosquito and vector-borne diseases on     National seminar Sree Krishna College, Guruvayoor 4th February 2016


  Importance of taxonomy in conservation of Faunal Diversity- Kerala Scenario.     National seminar Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Calicut  21-22 March 2016

Sl No Name of programme Name of organiser Role Level Date/Year
1. Bird Survey at Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary


Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department Participant State level 12th, 13th & 14th March 2004.
2. Butterfly India Meet at Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala Forest & Wildlife Department & MNHS, Calicut Participant State level 16-18 September-2005.
3. Hands-on Training Workshop on Principles and Practices of Animal Taxonomy with special reference to insects Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Calicut Participant National level 27th February to 3rd March 2012
4. Worksop on Recent Trends   in Biodiversity Documentation Department of Zoology, Government College Kodanchery, Kozhikode Participant Statelevel 12th & 13th February 2013
5. Workshop on Modern Zoology.


Post Graduate and Research Department of Zoology, Govt. College Madappally Participant National level  7- 8 January 2015
6. Workshop on Pollination Ecology- A practical Approach Department of Zoology, Government College Kodanchery, Kozhikode Participant National level 14th– 16th January 2016
7. Workshop on Identification of Fauna of Western Ghats Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Calicut Participant National level  5th-9th February 2016

Sl No Name Role Period  
1. Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS), Calicut, Kerala Member Life member  
2. T.C.Naredran Trust for Animal Taxonommy (TCNT) Research Council member Life member  

1. Rajmohana.K, Bijoy. C, Muhamed Jafer Palot and Abhilash Peter. -673006, Kerala CD on IIS (Insect Information System. Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) Calicut  
2. Rajmohana. K., Abhilash Peter, Shweta. M and Anjana M. 2015. Platygastroidea of India- A  Taxonomic and Biogeographic Update. Proceedings of the   National Workshop on the  identification of Bees, Wasps, Beetles and Bugs. 27- 28.


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