About the Authors

Janice Vaz

Affiliation Department of Zoology & Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Edward J. Narayan

Affiliation School of Science and Helath, Western Sydney University, Hawkesbury Campus, Richmond NSW, Australia

R. Dileep Kumar

Affiliation Centre for Venom Informatics, Department of Computational Biology & Bio-informatics, Kariavattom North Campus, University of Kerala, Kerala, India

K. Thenmozhi

Affiliation Department of Zoology & Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Krishnamoorthy Thiyagesan

Affiliation Department of Zoology & Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Nagarajan Baskaran

nagarajan.baskaran@gmail.com,

Affiliation Department of Zoology & Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: NB JV. Data curation: K. Thiyagesan NB. Formal analysis: JV EJN K. Thiyagesan NB. Funding acquisition: JV EJN RDK NB. Investigation: JV RDK. Methodology: JV EJN RDK K. Thiyagesan NB. Project administration: JV K. Thenmozhi NB. Resources: JV EJN RDK K. Thenmozhi K. Thiyagesan NB. Software: K. Thiyagesan NB. Supervision: JV K. Thenmozhi NB. Validation: JV EJN RDK K. Thenmozhi K. Thiyagesan NB. Visualization: JV EJN RDK K. Thenmozhi K. Thiyagesan NB. Writing – original draft: JV K. Thiyagesan NB. Writing – review & editing: NB JV K. Thiyagesan.