Range extension of Lestes nodalis Selys, 1891 (Odonata: Zygoptera: Lestidae) in southern India

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K. G. Emiliyamma
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9789-6549
Muhamed Jafer Palot
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1050-6286

Abstract

Here we report the range extension of Lestes nodalis Selys , a northeastern and eastern Indian species to Kerala, southern India for the first time. Additional taxonomic and natural history notes are also given for the species.

 

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Emiliyamma, K.G. and Palot, M.J. 2016. Range extension of Lestes nodalis Selys, 1891 (Odonata: Zygoptera: Lestidae) in southern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 2 (Feb. 2016), 8528–8530. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2573.8.2.8528-8530.
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