Dr. Anu Prasanna  Vankara

Dr. Anu Prasanna Vankara

Assistant Professor
Yogi Vemana University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Zoology from Andhra University, India

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Molecular Systematics
62%
Histopathology
90%
Histochemistry
75%
Ecology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Gudivada, M., A.P. Vankara and V. Chikkam, 2017. Metazoan ectoparasites of edible freshwater fishes of vizianagaram district, Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Applied Life Sci. Int., 10: 1-10.
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  2. Vankara, A.P., M. Gudivada and V. Chikkam, 2016. Lernaeid copepod parasitic on the freshwater fishes of Godavari river, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India with description of a new species, Lernaea notopteri n. sp. from Notopterus notopterus. J. Applied Life Sci. Int., 9: 1-13.
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  3. Vankara, A.P. and C.S. Kalyan, 2016. Taxonomic reports of the cestodes of the genus Nybelinia Poche, 1926 and Heteronybelinia Palm, 1999 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha, Diesing, 1863) from the Shark, Rhizoprionodon acutus Rüppell, 1937, from Nellore Coast, Bay of Bengal, India. Int. J. Recent Sci. Res., 7: 9373-9377.
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  4. Kalyan, C.S. and A.P. Vankara, 2016. A Morphological Study of Kroyeria minuta Pillai,1968 (Copepoda: Eudactylinidae) Infecting the MilkShark, Rhizoprionodon acutus Rüppell, 1937 offNellore Coast, Bay of Bengal, India. J. Appl. Life Sci Int., 9: 1-10.
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  5. Hemalatha, M., C.S. Kalyan and A.P. Vankara, 2016. Aspects of the ecology of Proteocephalid Cestode Parasites of Hoplobatrachus tigerinus (Daudin,1803) and Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider,1799) from YSR (Kadapa) District, Andhra Pradesh,India. J. Appl. Life Sci Int., 9: 1-11.
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  6. Vankara, A.P. and V. Chikkam, 2015. Community structure analysis metazoan parasites of Channa punctatus (Bloch, 1800) from Meghadrigedda reservoir of visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Adv. Parasitol., 2: 57-64.
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  7. Vankara, A.P. and S.K. Chadamala and H. Mannela, 2015. Aspects of Ecology of Tetraphyllid Cestodes from the Slender Bamboo Shark Chiloscyllium indicum Gmelin,1789(Orectolobiformes:Hemiscyllidae) from Nellore Coast,Bay of Bengal,India. South Asian J. Life Sci., 3: 42-50.

  8. Vankara, A.P. and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2015. Population dynamics of cestode, Circumonchobothrium shindei (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea Carus, 1863) in the freshwater eel, Mastacembelus armatus Lacepede, 1800 from River Godavari, Rajahmundry. J. Parasit. Dis., 39: 287-291.
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  9. Hemalatha, M., K.C. Srinivasa and A.P. Vankara, 2015. Occurrence and seasonal dynamics of the digenean, Tremiorchis ranarum Mehra et Negi, 1926 (Digenea: Palgiorchiidae) in the Indian Bull frog, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, 1803 from Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Species, 12: 45-51.

  10. Hemalatha, M., C.K. Srinivasa and A.P. Vankara, 2015. Seasonal occurrence and infectivity of Nematode parasites in the Indian bull frog, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, 1803 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) of YSR Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Adv. Parasitol., 2: 34-39.
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  11. Vankara, A.P., M. Hemalatha, C.S. Kalyan and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2014. Metazoan parasite fauna of Clarias batrachus (Linn.) of River Godavari with description of a new species of digenean, Phyllodistomum batrachii sp.nov. Acta Biol. Indica, 3: 593-604.

  12. Vankara, A.P. and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2013. Histopathology of heart of freshwater spiny eel, Mastacembelus armatus naturally infected with tetracotyle metacercaria (Trematoda: Strigeidae). Res. J. Parasitol., 8: 45-54.

  13. Gudivada, M., A.P. Vankara and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2013. Ecology of Metazoan parasite community of marine threadfin fish, Polydactylus sextarius (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) from Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 8: 45-54.

  14. Pilla, S., A.P. Vankara and V. Chikkam, 2012. Copepod parasites of Snappers, Lutjanus spp. (Pisces, Lutjanidae) with description of a new caligid copepod, Caligus rivulatus sp. nov. (Copepoda, Caligidae) from Visakhapatnam Coast, India. Cibtech. J. Zool., 1: 16-24.
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  15. Gudivada, M., A.P. Vankara and V. Chikkam, 2012. Population dynamics of metazoan parasites of marine threadfin fish, Eleutheronema tetradactylum (Shaw, 1804) from Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal. Cibtech. J. Zool., 1: 14-32.
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  16. Vankara, A.P., G. Mani and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2011. Metazoan parasite infracommunities of the freshwater eel, Mastacembelus armatus Lacepede, 1800 from river Godavari, India. Int. J. Zool. Res., 7: 19-33.
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  17. Vankara, A.P., G Mani and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2011. A report on various digenetic metacercariae from the freshwater fishes of River Godavari, Rajahmundry. J. Parasit. Dis., 35: 177-185.
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  18. Aruna, M., A.P. Vankara and M. Gudivada, 2011. A report on the occurrence of some endoparasitic helminths in selected fish species of Tenali, Guntur district, Andhra pradesh, India. Bioscan Int. J. Life Sci., 6: 501-504.
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  19. Vankara, A.P. and V. Chikkam, 2010. Community structure of metazoan parasites of the freshwater eel, Macrognathus aculeatus Bloch, 1786 from river Godavari, India. Biosystematica, 4: 5-18.

  20. Vankara, A.P. and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2010. A new ergasilid copepod parasitic on the freshwater spiny eel, Mastacembelus armatus Lacepede from River Godavari, Rajahmundry, India. Crustaceana, 83: 425-434.
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  21. Gudivada, M., V. Chikkam and A.P. Vankara, 2010. On a new species of Neoechinorhynchus Hamann, 1892 (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchoidea Southwell et Macfie, 1925) from Indian threadfin fish, Leptomelanosoma indicum Shaw, 1804 from Visakhapatnam coast, A.P, India. J. Parasit. Dis., 34: 89-93.
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  22. Gudivada, M. and A.P. Vankara, 2010. Population dynamics of metazoan parasites of marine threadfin fish, polydactylus sextarius (bloch & schneider, 1801) from visakhapatnam coast, bay of Bengal. Bioscan Int. J. Life Sci., 5: 555-561.
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  23. Vankara, A.P. and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2009. Metazoan parasites of Mystus vittatus (Bloch) of River Godavari with description of a new species of Acanthocephala, Raosentis godavarensis sp. nov. J. Parasit. Dis., 33: 77-83.
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  24. Vankara, A.P. and C. Vijayalakshmi, 2009. Histopathological changes of the oesophagus of the freshwater eels, Macrognathus aculeatus (Bl.) and Mastacembelus pancalus (Lac.) due to infection of metacercariae of Clinostomum mastacembeli Jaiswal, 1957. J. Parasit. Dis., 33: 65-69.
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  25. Vankara, A.P., C. Vijayalakshmi and J. Vijayalakshmi, 2007. Polypocephalus visakhapatnamensis sp. Nov. (Lecanicephalidea: Polypocephalidae) from Himatura uarnak (Forsskal) and Dasyatis (Amphotistius) zugei (Muller & Henle) from Visakhapatnam coast. J. Parasitic Dis., 31: 152-154.

  26. Vankara, A.P. , C. Vijayalakshmi and T. Gangadharam, 2007. On a new species, Cathetocephalus leucas (Tetraphyllidea: Cathetocephalidae) from the bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas (Valenciennes, 1839) from Bay of Bengal, Visakhaptnam coast, Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Parasit. Dis., 31: 114-119.

  27. Vankara, A.P., C. Vijayalakshmi and J. Vijayalakshmi, 2006. Description of a new species, Polypocephalus kuhlii n. sp (Lecanicephalidae: Polypocephalidae) from Dasyatis kuhlii (Muller and Henle) at visakhapatnam coast, bay of bengal, India. J. Parasitol. Appl. Anim. Biol., 15: 63-68.