Smt. Pallabi Priyadarsini

Assistant Zoologist

Smt. Pallabi Priyadarsini

Assistant Zoologist


Highest Academic degree, year

MSc (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) 2010

MSc( Zoology) 20233



Central zone Regional centre, Jabalpur


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Area of Expertise

Taxonomy: Fresh water Mollusca



Experience after Ph. D.

11 years


Significant Achievements

- Working on Diversity and distribution of Freshwater molluscs in Central India

-Studied Brachyuran crab and Hermit crab diversity in Costal part of Odisha.

-Studied estuarine Molluscs diversity in Odisha coast.

- Identified and cleared Approx 6000 unidentified Molluscs and 150 Orthoptera collection from NZC.

Working on identifying Chilopoda collections of NZC, CZRC,ZSI.





Research Focus

- Taxonomy and classification of Freshwater Molluscs.

- Species diversity and distribution patterns of Centepede in Central India.

- To identify unidentified Molluscs, Centipede, Millipede collections of NZC, CZRC, ZSI.






  • First record of three species of Millipedes (Diplopoda: Paradoxosomatidae) from Gujarat, India. Swetapadma Dash  Pallabi Priyadarsini. Journal of Biological Records, 2016, e0052016: 52-60.
  • A Preliminary Study on the Diversity of Macrobenthic and Aquatic Insect Fauna of Subhadra Estuary, Ganjam, Odisha. Swetapadma Dash S. D. Gurumayum Pallabi Priyadarsini (2020) . Records of Zoological survey of india.120(2).
  • Preliminary study on Faunal Diversity of Narmada and Tapi estuaries, Gujurat,India , Swetapadma Dash S. D. Gurumayum ,  Kosygin,L., Pallabi Priyadarsini (2014) : Island Biodiversity, U. P. State Biodiversity Board.65-72.
  • Priyadarsini, P. and Kushwaha, S. 2023. Diversity and Distribution of Freshwater Molluscs in Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India. International Journal Global Science Research, Vol.10 (1).pp.1992-2000.
  • Chouhan, S., Paunikar, S. and Priyadarshini, P. (2023). Record of pestiferous land snail, Macrochlamysindica Godwin–Austin, 1883 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Ariophantidae) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences, 8 (3):1-4.


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