Dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) of Nagaland, with an addition to the Indian odonate fauna

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Shantanu Joshi
Krushnamegh Kunte

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We surveyed odonates in the districts of Kohima, Peren and Wokha in the state of Nagaland, northeastern India, during April and May 2012 and May 2013.  We recorded 69 species, including 43 additions to the known odonates of Nagaland, and one addition—Calicnemia erythromelas Selys, 1891—to the Indian odonate fauna. The known odonate fauna of Nagaland now consists of 90 species in 53 genera and 14 families.  We also describe for the first time the female of Coeliccia schmidti, and partially, a heterochromatic form of the female Ischnura mildredae.

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Joshi, S. and Kunte, K. 2014. Dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) of Nagaland, with an addition to the Indian odonate fauna. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 6, 11 (Oct. 2014), 6458–6472. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3911.6458-72.
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Shantanu Joshi, Indian Foundation for Butterflies; St. Xavier’s College-Autonomous

Indian Foundation for Butterflies. C-703, Alpine Pyramid, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560092, India and

Department of Zoology, St. Xavier’s College-Autonomous, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400001, India

Krushnamegh Kunte, Indian Foundation for Butterflies; Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Indian Foundation for Butterflies. C-703, Alpine Pyramid, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560092, India and  and

National Center for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, GKVK, Bellary Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560065, India

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