Dr. Manpreet Singh Pandher


Dr.Manpreet Singh Pandher



Highest Academic degree, year

Ph.D.; 2012



High Altitude Regional Centre, ZSI, Saproon, Solan, HP


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Area of Expertise

Taxonomy: Trichoptera/Neuroptera


Experience after Ph. D.

10 years, 7 months


Significant Achievements

- Discovered more than 100 new species of Trichoptera

- Contribution to the taxonomy of Trichoptera and Neuroptera

- Research on biosystematics of Trichoptera/Neuroptera

- Research on the Biomonitoring of Aquatic insects with special reference to Trichoptera



 02 PhD students under supervision


Research Focus

- Taxonomy and classification of Trichoptera/Neuroptera

- Species diversity and distribution patterns

- Evolutionary relationships among different  taxa

- Adult-Larval association of Trichoptera.






- "Rhyacophilidae of India”(Book)

- "New records of Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) from India"

 - 15 research papers in SCI journals

 -2021Subfamily MantispinaeEnderlein, 1910 (Insecta: Neuroptera) in India. Zootaxa 463-477.

-2021Genus Diplectrona Westwood 1840 (Insecta: Trichoptera) in India. Zootaxa342-352.

-2021 New species and new records of Hydropsychinae (Insecta: Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) from India.Zootaxa364-37.

-2020Review of the genus Kisaura Ross 1956 (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae) from India. Zootaxa225-238.

-2020 New species, a new name, and new synonyms for Chimarraspp. (Insecta: Trichoptera: Philopotamidae) of India. Zootaxa. 577-585.


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