Akinpelu Akinsola lshola

Akinpelu Akinsola lshola



  1. Theses/ Dissertation:
  2. Akinpelu, A.I. (1980): Development and survival of strongyline nematode larvae on pasture in the dry season in Calabar, Nigeria. (B.Sc. Project), University of Calabar, Nigeria.


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (1983): Studies on the parasites of fish in the Kainji Lake, Nigeria. (M.Sc. Project), University of Ibadan, Nigeria.


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (1992): Studies on the reproductive activities of three Estrildine birds (Family: Estrildidae) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. (Ph.D. Thesis), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.


  1. Books/Monographs: (List in this order with dates, page, reference and publisher).

(a)       Authored Books:           Nil

(b)       Edited:                            Nil

(c)       Contribution to books:  Nil

  1. (a)       Published Articles (Numbered chronologically in the following format:

Surname, Initials, Year of Publication, Title of Article, Journal, Volume (No.) first-last page).


  1. Okon, E.D. and Akinpelu. A/I/ (1982). Development and Survival of nematode larvae on pasture in Calabar. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 14(1): 23-25. (U.K.).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (1989): Competition for the nectar of Tecoma stans flower between Olive sunbird (Nectarinia olivacea) and insects. Malimbus. 11: 3-6 (U.K.).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (1994): Breeding seasons of three estrildid birds in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Malimbus 12(2): 94-99 (U.K.).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (1994): Moult and weight cycles in two species of Lonchura in Ile- Ife, Nigeria. Malimbus 12(2): 88-93 (U.K.).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (1997). Body mass and moult cycles in the adult Orange-cheeked .wax bill Estrilda melpoda in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ostrich 68(2-4): 119-120 (South Africa).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (2001). Territorial behaviour and aggression in the Village weaver Ploceus cucullata and Viellots Black weaver Ploceus nigerrimus in Ile-Ife Biological Research Communication 13(5): 469-476 (Ilorin).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (2001) Growth and causes of mortality in three Estrildid species in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.  Biological Research Communication 13(5): 477-487 (Ilorin).


  • Bright, E.O., Ukwungwu, M.N. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2002) Diet of the Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava L. Nigerian Field 67: 149 – 157 (Ibadan).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (2002) Body condition of three estrildid species in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The Zoologist 1 (1): 25 – 34 (Ibadan).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I., Segun A.O. and Arawomo G.A.O. (2002) Nest site selection, dimensions and construction habits in Estrildid species. The Zoologist 1(2): 70 – 76 (Ibadan).


  1. Achudume A.C., Aworeni J.A. and Akinpelu A.I. (2004). Potential exposure and health risks of pyridinium chlorochromate following its use in drug abuse concealment. Intern. J. Environ. Studies 61(4): 453-457 (U.K.).


  • Ayodele H.A. and Akinpelu A.I. (2004). The helminth parasitofauna of Bufo regularis (Reuss) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science 6(2): 101-104 (Ife).


  • Akinpelu A.I. and Fajemilehin M.E. (2004). Age-related differences in common sandpiper Tringa hypoleucos (Linnaeus) foraging and aggressive behaviour in Opa reservoir, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science 6(2): 109-113 (Ife).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Oyedipe, O.A. (2004). A twelve-month field study of the West African Thrush Turdus pelios Bonaparte: Part 1: Food and Feeding ecology. Revista de Biologia Tropical 52(4): 1001-1007 (Costa Rica).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (2005). A twelve-month field study of the West African Thrush Turdus pelios Bonaparte: Part 2: Annual Cycles. Revista de Biologia Tropical 53(1-2): 239-247 (Costa Rica).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Amakulo U.M. (2005). The status of wildfauna conservation in Nigeria. Environmental Management Journal. 2:57-69 (Ife).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Fajemilehin, M.E. (2005). Population dynamics of the Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata in Ile-Ife. Science Focus 10(2): 19-24 (Ogbomoso).


  • Fajemilehin, M.E. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2005). Feeding behaviour of the sunbird Anthreptes collaris (Vieillot) inhabiting Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, Ile-Ife. Science Focus 10(1): 30-37 (Ogbomoso).


  • Komolafe, O.O. and Akinpelu A.I. (2005). Parasitic infestation of Oreochromis niloticus Linnaeus (Pisces: Cichlidae) in Opa Reservoir, Ile-Ife. Science Focus 10(1): 57-61 (Ogbomoso).


  1. Akinpelu, A.I. (2006). Survey of Parasites of the Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens (Gray). Journal of Science and Technology. 26(1): 32-38 (Ghana).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (2006). Bird of the Sewage Stablization ponds at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Journal of Science and Technology 26(2): 56 – 65 (Ghana).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Fajemilehin, M.E. (2006). Aspects of the breeding biology of the Blue-billed weaver Spermophaga haematina. Journal of Science and Technology 26(3): 12-18. (Ghana).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Areo, A.B. (2007). Survey of the Snakes of Osun Grove: a world Heritage site in Osogbo, Osun State Nigeria. Revista de Biologia Tropical. 55(2): 717-721. (Costa Rica).


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (2007). Wildlife conservation in Nigeria and the role of Zoological Gardens. Environtropica 4(1&2): 84-91


  • Akinpelu A.I. (2008). Prevalence and Intensity of Blood parasites in Wild Pigeons and Doves (Family: Columbidae) from Shasha Forest Reserve, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances. 3(2): 109-114. (Pakistan)


xxvi.  Olayemi A. and Akinpelu A.I. (2008). Morphometric characterization of the Giant pouched rat (Cricetomys Waterhouse 1840) in the forest zone of South West Nigeria. Mammalia 72: 229-236.


xxvii.   Olayemi A. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2008).  Diversity and distribution of murid rodents population between forest and derived savanna sites within Southwestern, Nigeria. Biodiversity and Conservation. 17: 2411-2425.


xxviii.  Ajibola, M.E. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2009). Observation on the habitat, reproduction and feeding habits of Thomas rope Squirrel Funisciurus anerythrus in Ile-Ife, Nigeria Ecological Research. 24: 593-603.


xxix.    Akinpelu, A.I. and Ogunleye, M.O. (2009).  Community Ecology of Scincid Lizards in a Swamp rainforest of Southern Nigeria.  Contributions to Zoology. The Hague. 78(3): 139-146.


  • Akinpelu, A.I., Akani, G.C. and Luiselli, L. (2010). Seasonal incidence, sex ratio and population cohorts of the white-throated Guenon Cercopithecus erythrogaster in Omo Biosphere Reserve, Nigeria. Biodiversity and Conservation. 21: 5751-5767.


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Bamidele, A.O. (2010). Arborial habits and viper biology in the African Rainforest: The Ecology of Atheris squamiger. Herpetological Journal 18(4): 479-482.


  • Akinpelu, A.I. and Angelia, F.M. (2011). Thermal and Reproductive Ecology of the snake Psammophis phillipsi from rainforest region of Southern. Herpetological Journal. 12: 63-67.


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (2013). Some observation on the diurnal activity patterns, habitat and Natural history of Mabuya quinquetaeniata in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Herpetological Bulletin. 85: 2-7.


  • Akinpelu, A.I. (2013). Mesh size and bird capture rates in Shasha Forest Reserve, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Cameroon Journal of Environmental Biology 9(1): 27-33.


  • Ajibola, M.E., Akinpelu, A.I. and Imeh, N.A. (2014). Seasonal Distributions of True Frogs (Family: Ranidae) in Tropical rain forest of South-western Nigeria. Biodiveristy, Bioprospecting and Development. 1(4): 1-4.


  • Onana, E.E. and Akinpelu, A. I. (2018). A Survey of parasite helminths of Claria gariepinus (Burchell, 1802) collected from Ode-Egbe Market in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. American Journal of Biology and Life Sciences. 6(3): 62-66.


  • Olabamiyo, E.O. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2015). Avian Diversity and Feeding guilds within Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos State, Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research 6(10): 724-729.


  • Olabamiyo, E.O. and Akinpelu A.I. (2017). Relative Abundant of Birds and Vegetation Composition within the Grassland Region of Lekki Conservation Centre, Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research 6(10): 730-734.


  • Bamidele, A.O. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2919). Comparison of Cranial and External Morphology of tree Squirrels (Heliosciurus rufobrachium) in selected locations of Savannah forest in Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research 6(4): 11-24.


  1. Bamidele, A. O. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2019). Comparison of Cranial and External Morphology of Tree Squirrels (Fanisciurus leucogenys) in selected locations in Rainforest in Nigeria. The Zoologist. 17:47-53.


  • Bamidele, A.O. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2019). Comparison of Cranial and External Morphology of Tree Squirrels (Fanisciurus leucogenys) in selected locations in Rainforest in Nigeria. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports 25(5): 1-12.


  • Bamidele, A.O. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2019) Cranial and External Morphology of male and female Orange-Headed Tree Squirrel ((Fanisciurus leucogenys) in selected locations of savannah forest in Nigeria. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International 21(2):1-12.


(b)        Published Refereed Conference Proceeding (Numbering continuous with 3(a) format: Surname, Initials, Title In: Proceedings ….., Dates, Venue, Publisher, City (pp):


xliii      Amakulo, U.M. and Akinpelu, A.I. (2010).  A study of diurnal primates in Shasha Forest Reserve, Ife South Local Government Area, Osun State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies.  3: 45-54.


(c)        Manuscripts Accepted for Publication (Numbering continuous with 3(b); format as in 3(a) or (b):


xliv.     Akinpelu, A.I., Bright, E.O. and Achudume, A.C. (2019). The impact of endosulphan on resident and migrant birds in the rice fields of National Cereals Research Institute, Badaggii, Nigeria Cameroon Journal of Environmental Biology (In Press).


xlv.      Akinpelu, A.I. and Komolafe, O.O. (2018). Diet of the Black-Throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster (Leach) on a ten-year old farmland in the forested part of South Western Nigeria.  West African Journal of Applied Ecology (In Press).


(d)       Other Publications

  1. Adesulu E.A., Olaleye V.F. and Akinpelu A.I. (2019). Pisculture: Essential Production Information. Eternal Communications Ltd. Lagos pp 120.


  1. Arawomo G.A.O. and Akinpelu A.I. (2004). S.S.C.E. and J.M.E. Biology. Lamlad Publications, Ibadan (ISBN 978-32001-5-1) pp175.


  1. Published Non-refereed Conference Proceedings (Numbering and format as in 3(b): Nil


  1. Manuscripts Submitted for Publication (Format as in 4; separate numbering):


  1. Creative Work: (Art exhibitions, play production etc. where applicable). Nil
  2. Technical Reports (Separate Chronological numbering, format as in 3-5)
  3. Technical reports completed

(i)         Contributor to: Report of Biodiversity Assessment of Osun Groves, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. Report by Divine Grace Consult. Submitted to Osun Grove Support Group, Ibadan, Nigeria. 178pp.


(ii)        Arawomo, G.A.O.and Akinpelu, A.I. (2000). Checklist of fish parasites in South West Zone, Nigeria. National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, New Bussa.


(iii)       Contributor to: Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed installation site of Clinical Rotary Kiln incinerator at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife (2006).


  1. Technical reports in-progress: Nil.
  2. Papers and Works in Preparation:

(i) The Anatomy of the Five-lined Skink Mabuya quinquetaeniata.