INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH KOLKATA

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Subhronil Mondal

Assistant Professor
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: subhronil.m [at] iiserkol.ac.in

All Publications:

  1. Gupta, Neha; Mondal, Subhronil; Chakraborty, Hindolita and Chaudhury, Punarbasu. 2020."Nature of spatial heterogeneity of the coastal, marine ecoregions along the eastern coast of India." Journal of Earth System Science, 129, 1-12
  2. Mondal, Subhronil; Maitra, Akash; Bose, Kanishka; Goswami, Pritha; Bardhan, Subhendu and Mallick, Sumanta. 2020."Substrate-controlled Naticid Gastropod Drilling Predation on Recent Barnacles from Chandipur, India and its Paleontological Implications." Historical Biology, ?, ?
  3. D’Rozario, A; Sen, I; Parua, D; Guha, A; Verma, V; Paul, S; Gangopadhyay, T; Roy, Arindam; Mondal, Subhronil and Bera, S. 2020."Auxin flow- mediated anatomical modifications in the Indian Meso–Cenozoic plants." Botany Letters, ?, ?
  4. Mondal, Subhronil; Chakraborty, Hindolita and Paul, Shubhabrata. 2019."Latitudinal pattern of gastropod drilling predation through time." Palaios, 34, 261-270
  5. Das, Shiladri S; Mondal, Subhronil; Saha, Sandip; Bardhan, Subhendu and Saha, Ranita. 2019."Family Naticidae (Gastropoda) from the Upper Jurassic of Kutch, India and a critical reappraisal of taxonomy and time of origination of the family." Journal of Paleontology, 94, 673-684
  6. Paul, Jyotirmoy; Mondal, Subhronil; Kayal, Rishikesh and Sarkar, Deepjay. 2019."Burrow morphology of the ocypodid crab Ocypode ceratophthalma at Chandipur coast, Eastern India and its implications." Current Science, 117, 699-705
  7. Mondal, Subhronil. 2017."A Short Review of Phanerozoic Taxonomic and Ecologic Diversity of Bivalves." Indian Journal of Geology, 86-87, 19-34
  8. Dutta, Rakhi; Bardhan, Subhendu; Paul, Shubhabrata and Mondal, Subhronil. 2017."The taxonomic status of the genus Hubertoceras Spath: a new light on sexual dimorphism from the Callovian ammonites of Kutch, India." Palaeontologia Electronica, 20.2.37A, 1-23
  9. Mondal, Subhronil; Chakraborty, Hindolita and Paul, Shubhabrata. 2017."Naticid confamilial drilling predation through time." Palaios, 32, 278-287
  10. Sarkar, Debattam; Bardhan, Subhendu; Mondal, Subhronil; Das, Anirban; Pahari, Arijit and Buragohain, Dipankar. 2016."Predation on Recent terebrid gastropods from the Indian Subcontinent and a spatiotemporal reappraisal based on revised global database." Malacologia, 59, 271-302
  11. Mondal, Subhronil and Harries, Peter J. 2016."Phanerozoic trends in ecospace utilization: the bivalve perspective." Earth Science Reviews, 52, 106-118
  12. Pahari, Arijit; Mondal, Subhronil; Bardhan, Subhendu; Sarkar, Debattam; Saha, Sandip and Buragohain, Dipankar. 2016."Subaerial Drilling Predation by Natica tigrina on the Intertidal Molluscan Community of Chandipur, Eastern Coast of India." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 451, 110-123
  13. Mondal, Subhronil and Harries, Peter J. 2015."Temporal Patterns in Successful and Unsuccessful Shell-Breaking Predatory Attack Strategies on Varicorbula in the Plio-Pleistocene of Florida." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 428, 31-38
  14. Mondal, Subhronil and Harries, Peter J. 2015."The Effect of Taxonomic Corrections on Phanerozoic Generic Richness Trends in Marine Bivalves with a Discussion on the Clade’s Overall History." Paleobiology, 42, 157-171
  15. Mondal, Subhronil; Hutchings, Jack and Herbert, Gregory S. 2014."A note on edge drilling predation by naticid gastropods." A Note on Edge Drilling Predation by Naticid Gastropods. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 80, 206-212
  16. Mondal, Subhronil; Harries, Peter J; Paul, Shubhabrata and Herbert, Gregory S. 2014."Paleoecological significance of coupling metrics of successful and unsuccessful shell-breaking predation: Examples using Neogene bivalve prey." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 399, 89-99
  17. Mondal, Subhronil; Bardhan, Subhendu; Mallick, Sumanta and Roy, Arindam. 2014."Repair scars on Mactra violacea from the eastern coast of India: a new classification and a model for describing shell breakage on bivalves." Palaeontologia Electronica, 17.3.46A, 1-13
  18. Das, Anirban; Mondal, Subhronil and Bardhan, Subhendu. 2014."A note on exceptionally high confamilial naticid drilling frequency on Natica gualteriana from the Indian subcontinent." Historical Biology, 26, 758-764
  19. Paul, Gopal; Das, Anirban; Bardhan, Subhendu and Mondal, Subhronil. 2013."Predation on Recent turritelline gastropods from Indian subcontinent and comparison with revised global database." Malacologia, 56, 193-213
  20. Bardhan, Subhendu; Devapriya, Chattopadhyay; Mondal, Subhronil; Das, Shiladri S; Mallick, Sumanta; Roy, Arindam and Chanda, Piyali. 2012."Record of intense predatory drilling from Upper Jurassic bivalves of Kutch, India: Implications for the history of biotic interaction." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 317-318, 153–161
  21. Roy, Arindam; Bardhan, Subhendu; Das, Shiladri S; Mondal, Subhronil and Mallick, Sumanta. 2012."Systematic revision and palaeobiogeography of Perisphinctes Waagen (Ammonoidea) from the Oxfordian of Kutch, India: Stratigraphic and evolutionary implications." Palaeoworld, 21, 167–192
  22. Bardhan, Subhendu; Ghosh, Tuhin; Mondal, Subhronil; Roy, Arindam and Mallick, Sumanta. 2011."The Holocene Sea level Changes as Evidenced from Palaeontological Proxy Data: a Case Study from Glauconome sculpta (Bivalvia) along the eastern Coast of India." Palaeoworld, 20, 92-97
  23. Mondal, Subhronil; Bardhan, Subhendu and Sarkar, Deepjay. 2010."Testability of Energy Maximization Model (Kitchell et al., 1981) of naticid predation on two bivalve prey from eastern coast of India." The Nautilus, 124, 1-14
  24. Mondal, Subhronil; Das, Sebabrata; Sumanta, Mallick and Debapriya, Adhikary. 2009."Miocene shark teeth assemblages and ancillary fish taxa from Baripada, Orissa: Taxonomic revision and a global Palaeobiogeographic overview." Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India., 54, 135-152.


  1. Mondal, Subhronil. 2014." Predatory Drilling Snails", "Tate Geological Conference, Casper, Wyoming. ". Casper, Wyoming. ,