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Published: 2017-08-02

Two new dragonfly species (Odonata: Anisoptera: Aeshnidae) from north-eastern India

National Centre for Biological Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bellary Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560065, India Indian Foundation for Butterflies, Bangalore, Karnataka 560097, India
National Centre for Biological Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bellary Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560065, India Indian Foundation for Butterflies, Bangalore, Karnataka 560097, India
Odonata New species Manipur Arunachal Pradesh species description taxonomy Eastern Himalaya

Abstract

Cephalaeschna acanthifrons sp. nov. collected from Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India, and Planaeschna poumai sp. nov. collected from two localities in Senapati District, Manipur, India, are described and compared with congeneric species. These records also represent the first reports of these obscure genera from India in the past 30 years.

 

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How to Cite

JOSHI, S., & KUNTE, K. (2017). Two new dragonfly species (Odonata: Anisoptera: Aeshnidae) from north-eastern India. Zootaxa, 4300(2), 259–268. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4300.2.7