Soil Section

Soil Zoology section deals with taxonomical and ecological studies on microscopic protozoans to macroscopic mammals. Enormous projects were handled on mammals, mollusca, insects, mites, earthworms and protozoans inhabiting in soil. The identified specimens reported were deposited in sections respective to the group of fauna. At present the collection holdings of 1046 specimens belonging to 54 species of Testate Amoeba has been digitized. microslides of protozoans mainly on testate amoeba are present in the section. The section renders internship and training to post graduate students, research scholars on soil fauna