Report of Bradinopyga konkanensis Joshi & Sawant, 2020 (Insecta: Odonata) from Kerala, India

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Muhammed Haneef
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6006-1599
B. Raju Stiven Crasta
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6324-609X
A. Vivek Chandran
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2149-2502

Abstract

The newly described dragonfly species, Bradinopyga konkanensis Joshi & Sawant 2020 (Insecta: Odonata), is reported from Kerala, 450 km away from its nearest record. Differences between closely similar species that co-occur in the region are tabulated for easy field identification of the species.

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Haneef, M., Crasta, B.R.S. and Chandran, A.V. 2021. Report of Bradinopyga konkanensis Joshi & Sawant, 2020 (Insecta: Odonata) from Kerala, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 8 (Jul. 2021), 19173–19176. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6484.13.8.19173-19176.
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