Dr. Deepa Jaiswal


Dr.Deepa Jaiswal


Highest Academic degree, year

Ph.D in Zoology,1998


Freshwater Biology Regional Centre,ZSI,Hyderabad

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Area of Expertise

Taxonomy: Aquatic Coleoptera & Hemiptera

Freshwater faunal diversity and Conservation


Experience after Ph. D.

25 years

Significant Achievements

-  One new  species of aquatic beetle,  three new discoveries of   freshwater fishes and  six  species as new records to India

-  Contribution to the taxonomy of aquatic beetle families

-  Submitted more than 750 barcodes

-  Bio monitoring of wetland ecosystem of Hyderabad


Supervising 04 PhD students

Research Focus

- Taxonomy and classification of Coleoptera

- Molecular and morphological studies on Aquatic beetles.

- Species diversity and distribution patterns

- Wetland ecosystem studies and faunal composition

- Studies on Protected Areas of Andhra Pradesh and  Telangana,






-Current Status of Faunal Diversity of Telangana Zool. Surv. India, Kolkata. 171-178

-Faunal diversity of Bhoj Wetland, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Wetland Ecosystem Series, 22: 128-133.

-Telangana State Biodiversity Field Guide, Published by Telangana State biodiversity Board, Hyderabad. 1-293

-Faunistic and limnological studies on Wyra lake, Khammam district, Andhra  Pradesh, Wetland  Ecosystem  Series 16:97-116

-Aquatic Insects of Hyderabad, Records of Zoological Survey of India, Occasional paper no. 350: 1-52


Research papers: 95

-Molecular and Morphological identification of the genus DineutusMacLeay, 1825 (Coleoptera, Gyrinidae) from Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 9(3):499–512.

-Aquatic Beetles (Coleoptera) of Chhattisgarh, India. Rec. Zool.

 Surv. India. 114 (1): 105-110

- New Records of Peschetius Guignot 1942 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) from Telangana, India. Proceedings of the Zoological Society. Vol.74 (1): 114-117

-Occurrence of Coelostoma (Lachnocoelostoma) horni (Régimbart, 1902) (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) from Deccan Peninsular, India. Records of Zoological survey of India. Vol. 122(1)/113–116.

-Notes on Ptilomera agriodes (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) from Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 12(4): 15510-15513.

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