Janakiraman Poorani

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Janakiraman Poorani (born 1967), Indian entomologist.

  • ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore 560024, India

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  • Poorani, J., 1999. A new species of Serangium Blackburn (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), with a key to species from India. Journal of Biological Control, 12 (1998): 55–61.


  • Poorani, J., 2000. First record of the genus Microserangium Miyatake (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from India, with description of a new species. Journal of Biological Control, 14: 45–47.


  • Poorani, J., 2001. A review of the genus Pseudaspidimerus Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of the Indian region, with description of a new species. Oriental Insects, 35: 299–310.


  • Poorani, J., 2002a. An annotated checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) (excluding Epilachninae) of the Indian subregion. Oriental Insects 36: 307–383.
  • Poorani, J., 2002b. A review of the genus Oenopia Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from the Indian subcontinent, with description of a new species. Oriental Insects 36: 97–116.


  • Poorani, J., 2003a. A new species of Telsimia Casey (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Karnataka, India. Entomon 28 (1): 51–53.
  • Poorani, J., 2003b. A new species of Protoplotina Miyatake (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from India. Zootaxa 325: 1–5.
  • Poorani, J., 2003c. A new species of the genus Synonychimorpha Miyatake (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from South India. Zootaxa 212: 1–6.


  • Poorani, J., 2004. An Annotated Checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of Indian Subregion [1]





  • Poorani, J. & Lalitha, N. 2018. Illustrated accounts of coccinellid predators of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Pseudococcidae) on mulberry in India, with description of a new species of Scymnus Kugelann (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from West Bengal. Zootaxa 4382(1): 93–120. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4382.1.3 Reference page



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