Suvarna Khadakkar



Suvarna Khadakkar
Suvarna Khadakkar


I am a Ph.D. student of Zoology in CSBR (Centre for Sericulture and Biological Pest Management Research), Nagpur University and am working on the taxonomy and biodiversity of Scarabaeidae from the ‘Vidarbha’ region of central India under the guidance of Dr. Ashish Tiple and Dr. A. M. Khurad.


Suvarna Khadakkar
CSBR, Amba Vihar, North Ambazari Road
Nagpur University, Nagpur

Mobile No:  9423633467





  1. S. M. Dadmal, Suvarna Khadakkar, and P. A. Ghuge. 2013. Occurrence of five Holotrichia species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) in Maharashtra and their male genitalia characterization. The Bioscan. 8(1): 349-352 (Supplement on Taxonomy).
  2. S. M. Dadmal, P. A. Ghuge, Suvarna Khadakkar, and S. W. Khodke. 2013. Occurrence of Holotrichia serrata (Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) in Vidarbha. Indian Journal of Entomology 75(4): 354-355.
  3. S. M. Dadmal and Suvarna Khadakkar. 2014. Revision of Holotrichia Hope (Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) in different agro–climatic zones of Maharashtra (India). Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2 (3): 50-58.

Abstracts published/accepted in Seminars and Conferences

  1. D. Mohod, S. M. Dadmal, Suvarna Khadakkar, V. Bajad & D. B. Undirwade. 2014. Contribution to the study of scarab diversity (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) of Akola, Maharashtra.  The 8th Indian Symposium of Odonatology and Tropical Biodiversity, 17-18 August 2014, Hislop College, Nagpur, pp 112.

  2. S. M. Dadmal, Suvarna Khadakkar, D. B. Undirwade, P. A. Ghuge, and N. S. Satpute. 2014. Biodiversity in insects collected through light trap at Akola vicinity of Maharashtra with special reference to Scarabaeidae of Coleoptera. International Conference on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology held at Mysore, Karnataka, January 30-31, 2014. pp 11.

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