Odonata of Sungai Bebar, Pahang, Malaysia, with four species recorded for the first time from mainland Asia

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Rory A Dow
Yong Foo Ng
Chee Yen Choong

Abstract

Records are presented of Odonata collected in September 2009 from the Sungai Bebar and the surrounding area, in Pekan Forest Reserve, southeastern Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. A total of 50 species from nine families were collected. Two of the species listed, Amphicnemis bebar and A. hoisen, were first discovered during this survey. Another four previously known species were recorded in mainland Asia for the first time: Elattoneura coomansi, Elattoneura longispina, Brachygonia ophelia and Tyriobapta laidlawi.

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Dow, R.A., Ng, Y.F. and Choong, C.Y. 2012. Odonata of Sungai Bebar, Pahang, Malaysia, with four species recorded for the first time from mainland Asia. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 4, 3 (Mar. 2012), 2417–2426. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3041.2417-26.
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Author Biographies

Rory A Dow

Rory A. Dow is a research associate at NCB Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. His research interests are in the faunistics and taxonomy of Asian Odonata. He has extensive experience of working in south-east Asia, especially in Malaysia.

Yong Foo Ng

Yong Foo Ng is an insect taxonomist in the School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and a member of the Centre for Insect Systematics, UKM. His research is focused on Asian Odonata and Thysanoptera. He collaborates with researchers from CSIRO, Entomology Department, Canberra, Australia and NCB Naturalis, Leiden, Netherlands.

Chee Yen Choong

Chee Yen Choong is a lecturer of School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He is an associate member of the Centre for Insect Systematics, UKM, and has a profound interest in the dragonflies and damselflies of Peninsular Malaysia.