Name : Dr. Raseena Farsana.V.K
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : ZOOLOGY
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Qualification M.Sc. Zoology, UGC/CSIR-NET, GATE, Ph.D
Present Position Assistant Professor of Zoology
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Years (UG)
Research/ Projects UG Level: 1
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Research Publications

1)     International

a)     Raseena Farsana, V.K., Sureshan, P.M. & Nikhil K.  A new species of Notanisus Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) from southern Western Ghats, Karnataka, India. HALTERES, Volume 5, 52-55, 2014.(ISSN No:0973-1555)

P.M.Sureshan,  V.K.R. Farsana. Description of two new and record of one rare species of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera:Chalcidoidae) from Southern Western Ghats India. Journal of Insect Systematics, 2(1):05-14, 2015. (ISSN a)     No:2348-2966)

b)     P.M.Sureshan, Raseena Farsana ,V.K. & Nikhil. K. A review of the genus Platecrizotes Ferriere with the description of a new species from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(15) ,2015. 8237-8241. (ISSN No:0974-7907)

c)     Raseena Farsana ,V.K, Sureshan.P.M. Description of a new species of Netomocera Bouček (Hymenoptera :Pteromalidae) from Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Entomological Research, 40(3):297-301 .(ISSN No:0378-9519)

d)     Raseena Farsana, V.K., Sureshan, P.M. & Nikhil, K. 2017. A review of the genus Pycnetron Gahan (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) with description of a new species from Western Ghats, Kerala, India. Halteres 8: 103-108.

e)     Sureshan, P.M., Raseena Farsana, V.K. & Nikhil, K., 2017. A review of Netomocera Bouček (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae) with description of a new species from India. Insect Diversity and Taxonomy, T.C.N. Com. Vol. 131-152.

2)     National

a)     P.M.Sureshan,  Raseena Farsana, V.K.  &  Nikhil K. Description of four new species of  Dipara Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) from India, with with records of some species and key to the Oriental species. Entomon 39(1):43-62(2014). .(ISSN No:0377-9335)

b)     P.M.Sureshan & Raseena Farsana, V.K. Two new distributional and host records for Spalangia Latreille parasitizing Drosophila sp. on putrefied tender jack fruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) from Kerala,India. Journal of Biological control, 28(2):1-4, 2014. .(ISSN No:2230-7281)

c)     Sureshan, P.M., Raseena Farsana, V.K. & Nikhil, K., 2017a. A new species of Psilocera Walker (Hymenotpera : Pteromalidae) from Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu , India with a key to the Oriental species.  Entomon 42(2): 133-138.

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