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P. Venkateshwarlu

Junior Research Fellow


Presently working for my PhD on
“Ecology and Systematics of Evening Bats (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India". Also involved in  statistical analysis of birds in different agroclimatic zones of Andhra Paradesh. Also volunteering several Bio-Diversity conservation programs and nature camps, conservation education programs organizing by AP Forest department also freelancer for conservation activities.


Research Experience

Project: Biodiversity and Inventory; Location: NagarjunaSagar & Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR); Team Size: 6; Project Description: This project is a collaborative project between Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and Osmania University and A.P. Forest Department.The main objective of this project is to study the species diversity of Eastern Ghats of Indian Peninsular.

Other Surveys: Environment Impact Assessment (E.I.A) at Keonjhar, Orissa, India;  Environment Impact Assessment (E.I.A) at Tadicherla (proposed) Thermal Plant, Karimnagar District, A.P.


Research Contributions

1. Srinivasulu, C., Manju Silwal, A. Rajesh, P. Venkateswarlu, I. Shivaramakrishna, C.A.N. Rao and K. Thulsi Rao (2006). First Record of Uperodon globulosus (Gunther 1864) (Anura: Microhylidae) from Andhra Pradesh, India. Hamadryad, 30(1): 197-199. 

2. Srinivasulu, C., Manju Silwal, Rajesh, A., Bhargavi Srinivasulu, Venkateswarlu, P. and Nagulu, V. (2007). Diversity and distribution of Amphibian fauna in Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Andhra Pradesh. FrogLeg, 13: 3-6.

3. Seetharamaraju, M., R. Sreekar, Srinivasulu C., Bhargav Srinivasulu, Harpreet Kaur, & P. Venkateswarlu (2009). Rediscovery of Vosmer’s Writhing Skink Lygosoma vosmaerii (Gray, 1839) (Reptilia: Scincidae) with a note on its taxonomy. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(12):624-626.

4. Srinivasulu, C., Bhargavi Srinivasulu, P. Venkateswarlu, M. Seetharamaraju, Harpreet Kaur & R. Sreekar (2009). Present status of critically endangered species of Gyps in Andhra Pradesh, India. Current Science 96(4):449-450.

5. Harpreet Kaur, P. Venkateswarlu, C. Srinivasulu & B. Srinivasulu (2010). First report of Hipposideros lankadiva (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Small Mammal Mail, 2(2): 2-3.

6. P. Venkateswarlu, C. Srinivasulu, B. Srinivasulu & Harpreet Kaur (2010). First report of Taphozous nudiventris (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Small Mammal Mail, 2(2): 4-5.

7. Srinivasulu, B., C. Srinivasulu & P. Venkateshwarlu (2010). First record of Lesser Yellow House Bat Scotophilus kuhlii Leach, 1821 from Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India with a note on its diet. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(10): 1234-1236.

8. Asha Jyothi, P. Venkateswarlu, Srinivasulu, C. & Harpreet Kaur (2010). Range extension of Rhagodes nigrocinctus (Arachnida: solifugae) from Andhra Pradesh. Bugs R All, In Press

Chapters in Books

1. C. Srinivasulu, Bhargavi Srinivasulu and P. Venkateswarlu (2008). Bat (Mammals: Chiroptera) Diversity of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh. In Eastern Ghats


1. Venkateswarlu, P., Srinivasulu, C., Arsid Rajesh and C.A.N. Rao (2006). Aquatic Faunal Diversity of Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve. EPTRI-ENVIS Newsletter, 12(4): 5-8.

2. Vasudeva Rao, V., Ravinder Reddy and Venakteswarlu, P. (2011). Vyavasaayarangam lo Adavipandula Yaajamaanyam”. Vyavasaayam, April 2011, ANGRAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. A.P.

3. Vasudeva Rao, V., Ravinder Reddy and Venakteswarlu, P. (2011). Mokkajonna Pantalo Pakshula Yaajamaanyam”. Vyavasaayam, April 2011, ANGRAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. A.P.

4.Vasudeva Rao, V., Venakteswarlu, P. and Ravinder Reddy (2011). Podduthirugudu Pantalo Pakshula Yajamaanyam”. Vyavasaayam, August 2011, ANGRAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. A.P.


Conferences Participated

National Conference on Bio-Piracy its prevention organized by AP Biodiversity Board. (2007)

‘Vanyaprani Sapthah’ organized by Curator, National Parks Hyderabad,AP Forest Department.(2007-08)

National Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Human Well-being, 2007 Feb 8th to 11th  at Department of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad,500007.

National Conference on Biodiversity and Its Conservation, on 2008, 9th -10th of August at Adoni College of Arts and Sciences, Adoni, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.

One Day Workshop on Stress Physiology on 31st March,2009 Organized by Department of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad-7.Under UGC DRS-SAP-II.

Workshop on Biodiversity Assessment of Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh on 27th & 28th November, 2008. Organized by Govt of Andhra Pradesh, AP Biodiversity Board in collaboration with S.V.University & A.P. Forest Department at S.V.University, Tirupati & S.V.ZOO Park.    

Convention On Biodiversity Organized By Ministry of Environment And Forests (MoEF) in collaboration with AP Biodiversity Board, at Dr Marry Chenna Reddy Institute For Human Resource Development, Jublee Hills, Hyderabad,AP.