Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India

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Dheerendra Singh
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0082-1488
Brijendra Singh
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2882-4127
Jan T. Hermans
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4688-4177

Abstract

The present study was undertaken to examine the diversity, occurrence and distribution pattern of damselflies and dragonflies (Odonata) in Keoladeo National Park from 2010–2015.  A combination of direct search, observation and opportunistic sighting methods were used to record 37 different species of Odonata (9 damselflies and 28 dragonflies).  Among the Odonata recorded, the most diverse families are Libellulidae presented by 22 species and Coenagrionidae was present with eight species.  According to the list presented by Palot & Soniya (2000) 21 species could be added; of the species presented here five are recorded for the first time from Rajasthan.

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Singh, D., Singh, B. and Hermans, J.T. 2017. Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 7 (Jul. 2017), 10445–10452. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3689.9.7.10445-10452.
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