Some rare damselflies and dragonflies (Odonata: Zygoptera and Anisoptera) in Ukraine: new records, notes on distribution, and habitat preferences

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Alexander V. Martynov
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6506-5134

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New records of 11 rare species of damselflies and dragonflies (Calopteryx virgo, Lestes macrostigma, Nehalennia speciosa, Coenagrion scitulum, Ophiogomphus cecilia, Lindenia tetraphylla, Cordulegaster boltonii, Somatochlora arctica, Leucorrhinia albifrons, Leucorrhinia caudalis, and Selysiothemis nigra) within Ukraine are given.  Habitats  and distribution of species within the country are briefly discussed.  Breeding sites of C. boltonii within Ukraine is found for the first time and confirmed with larval material.  Somatochlora arctica is recommended for inclusion in the next edition of the Red Data Book of Ukraine.


 

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Martynov, A.V. 2020. Some rare damselflies and dragonflies (Odonata: Zygoptera and Anisoptera) in Ukraine: new records, notes on distribution, and habitat preferences. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 10 (Jul. 2020), 16279–16294. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5831.12.10.16279-16294.
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Alexander V. Martynov, National Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, B. Khmelnytsky Str., 15, 01601, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Alexander V. Martynov, PhD, Senior Researcher of National Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Main research areas: (1) Fauna, taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology and chorology of Pannota (order Ephemeroptera) of the Palearctic and Indo-Malayan zoogeographical regions. (2) Fauna, morphology, chorology and ecological features of amphibiotic insects (mostly Ephemeroptera, Odonata and Plecoptera) of Ukraine and neighboring countries.

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