New records of dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India

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P. Koparde
P. Mhaske
A. Patwardhan


Odonates were surveyed across 10 localities from Western Ghats of Maharashtra State, India during 2011-2013. We recorded 64 species belonging to 40 genera and 12 families. Seven species are new records for the region, and four out of them are new records for Maharashtra State. In this paper, we discuss these species records and their micro-habitats, and update previous knowledge on distribution of odonates.

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