About the Authors

Anshika Srivastava

Roles Formal analysis, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Rudra Kumar Pandey

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Validation

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Prajjval Pratap Singh

Roles Data curation, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Pramod Kumar

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi, India

Avinash Arvind Rasalkar

Roles Data curation

Affiliation Redcliffe Life Sciences Pvt Ltd, Electronic City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Rakesh Tamang

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation

Affiliation Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

George van Driem

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institut für Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Pankaj Shrivastava

Roles Formal analysis

Affiliation Department of Home (Police), DNA Fingerprinting Unit, State Forensic Science Laboratory, Government of MP, Sagar, India

Gyaneshwer Chaubey

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft

gyaneshwer.chaubey@bhu.ac.in

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Competing Interests

One of our author AR is full time employee of Redcliffe Life Sciences Pvt Ltd. India. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.