Main Article Content
Odonata were surveyed in one reserve forest, two national parks, one Eco Park, one lake and one University campus in the northeastern region of Bangladesh from March 2014 to March 2015.Â A total of 64 species of Anisoptera and Zygoptera belonging to 41 genera under seven families were recorded.Â Among them 45 species and 19 genera were new records for the study area.Â Two species of Anisoptera, i.e., Anax indicus Lieftinck, 1942 and Gynacantha khasiaca MacLachlan, 1896, and three species of Zygoptera i.e., Matrona nigripectus Selys, 1879, Agriocnemis kalinga Nair & Subramanian, 2014, and Prodasineura laidlawii Forster, 1907 were recorded for the first time from Bangladesh.ÂÂ
Authors own the copyright to the articles published in JoTT. This is indicated explicitly in each publication. The authors grant permission to the publisher Wildlife Information Liaison Development (WILD) Society to publish the article in the Journal of Threatened Taxa. The authors recognize WILD as the original publisher, and to sell hard copies of the Journal and article to any buyer. JoTT is registered under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY), which allows authors to retain copyright ownership. Under this license the authors allow anyone to download, cite, use the data, modify, reprint, copy and distribute provided the authors and source of publication are credited through appropriate citations (e.g., Son et al. (2016). Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the southeastern Truong Son Mountains, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(7): 8953–8969. https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.27126.96.36.19953-8969). Users of the data do not require specific permission from the authors or the publisher.
Asahina, S. (1967). A revision of the Asiatic species of the damselflies of the genus Ceriagrion (Odonata, Agrionidae). Japanese Journal of Zoology 15(3): 255â€“334, figs. 1â€“237
Asahina, S. (1993). A List of the Odonata from Thailand: Parts I-XXI. Bosco Offset, Bangkok, 460pp.
Begum, A., M.A. Bashar, A.K. Dutta & L.C. Bashak (1977). A Systematic note on the Dragonflies of Dhaka City and its suburbs. Journal of Asiatic Society Bangladesh 2: 43â€“45.
Biswas, V., M.A. Bashar & A. Begum (1980). On a collection of Odonata from Bagerhat District, Khulna, Bangladesh. Indian Odonatology 3: 65â€“66
Butler, R.G. (2008). The significance of littoral and shoreline habitat integrity to the conservation of lacustrine damselflies (Odonata). Journal of Insect Conservation 12(1): 23â€“36.
Cheshire, K.I.M., L.U.Z. Boyero & R.G. Pearson (2005). Food webs in tropical Australian streams: shredders are not scarce. Freshwater Biology 50(5): 748â€“769.
Chowdhury, S.H. & M. Akhteruzzaman (1983). Dragonflies (Anisoptera, Odonata) of Chittagong University Campus, Bangladesh - Part II. Chittagong University Studies 7(I): 39â€“48.
Chowdhury, S.H. & M.I. Mia (1989). Notes on some damselflies (Odonata, Zygoptera) of Chittagong University Campus - Part II. Chittagong University Studies 13: 65â€“70.
Chowdhury, S.H. & M. Mohiuddin (1993). New Dragonflies from Chittagong University Campus. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology 21(2): 149â€“150.
Chowdhury, S.H. & M. Mohiuddin (1994). Dragonfly Phenology â€“ A mechanism for optimal habitat utilization. Advances in Oriental Odonatology. (Ed. V.K. Srivastava): 47â€“54
Chowdhury, S.H. & M. Mohiuddin (2011). A check-list of the Odonata from the eastern region of Bangladesh with some taxonomic notes. University Journal of Zoology (Rajshahi University) 30: 61â€“66;
Crowley, P.H. & D.M. Johnson (1982). Habitat and seasonality as niche axes in an odonate community. Ecology 1064â€“1077.
Dijkstra, K.D.B. (2005). Taxonomy and identification of the continental African Gynacantha and Heliaeschna species (Odonata: Aeshnidae). International Journal of Odonatology 8(1): 1â€“168.
Dijkstra, K.D.B., V.J. Kalkman, R.A. Dow, F.R. Stokvis & J. van Tol (2013). Redefining the damselfly families: the first comprehensive molecular phylogeny of Zygoptera (Odonata). Systematic
Entomology 39(1): 68â€“96; http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/syen.12035
Dow, R.A. (2009). Matrona basilaris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Downloaded on 01 February 2015.
Dow, R.A. (2011). Prodasineura laidlawii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Downloaded on 01 February 2015.
Fraser, F.C. (1933, 1934, 1936). The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma: Odonata, Volumes 1, 2 & 3. Taylor and Francis Ltd., London, 423pp, 398pp, 461pp.
Hamalainen, M., X. Yu & H. Zhang (2011). Descriptions of Matrona oreades sp. nov. and Matrona corephaea sp. nov. from China (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Zootaxa 2830: 20â€“28.
Joshi, S. & K. Kunte (2014). Dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) of Nagaland, with an addition to the Indian odonate fauna. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(11): 6458â€“6472; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3911.6458-72
Khan, M.K. (2015). Gynacantha subinterrupta Rambur, 1842: an addition to the odonates (Insecta: Odonata: Aeshnidae) of Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7704â€“7705; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4276.7704-5
Koparde, P., P. Mhaske & A. Patwardhan (2014). New records of dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(5): 5744â€“5754; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3402.5744-54
Kosterin, O.E. & N.E. Vikhrev (2009). Some new provincial records of Odonata made in Thailand in 2007â€“2009 and a new record from Vietnam. Agrion 13(2): 75â€“79.
Lahiri, A.R. (1987). Studies on the odonate fauna of Meghalaya. Records Zoological Survey India Occasional Paper no. 99: 1â€“402
Mitra, T.R. (2002). Geographical distributin of Odonata (Insecta) of Eastern India. Memoirs of Zoological Survey of India 19(9): 208.
Mitra, A. (2010). Anax indicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Downloaded on 20 March 2015.
Mitra, A., R. Babu & R.A. Dow (2010). Gynacantha khasiaca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Downloaded on 31 January 2015.
Nair, M.V. (2011). Dragonflies & Damselflies of Orissa and Eastern India. Wildlife Organization, Forest & Environment Department, Government of Orissa, 252pp.
Nair, M.V. & K.A. Subramanian (2015). A new species of Agriocnemis Selys, 1869 (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae) from eastern India with redescription of Agriocnemis keralensis Peter, 1981. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 114(part-4): 669â€“679 (2014).
Nomura, S. & M.Z. Alam (1995). A list of dragonflies collected in Bangladesh. ESAKIA 35: 135â€“140.
Schorr, M. & D. Paulson (2012). World Odonata list. http://www. pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/slater-museum/biodiversity-resources/dragonflies/world-odonata-list/. Accessed on April 2015.
Silva, D.P., P. De Marco & D.C. Resende (2010). Adult odonate abundance and community assemblage measures as indicators of stream ecological integrity: a case study. Ecological Indicators 10: 744â€“752; htt://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.12.004
Subramanian, K.A. (2005). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Peninsular India - A Field Guide. [Series Editor: Madhav Gadgil]. Published under the Project Lifescape Series. Indian Academy of Sciences, Banglore, India, 118pp.
Subramanian, K.A. (2009). A Checklist of Odonata of India. Zoological Survey of India, 36pp.
Subramanian, K.A. (2014). A Checklist of Odonata of India. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 31pp.
Tsuda, S. (2000). A Distributional List of World Odonata. Osaka, Japan, 430pp.
Vick, G.S. (2002). Preliminary biodiversity assessment of odonate fauna of the Takamanda Forest Reserve, Camerooon. IDF-Report 4: 1â€“10.