A new distribution record of the Western Ghats endemic damselfly Melanoneura bilineata Fraser, 1922 (Insecta: Odonata) from Maharashtra, India

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Yogesh Koli
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Akshay Dalvi

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Melanoneura bilineata Fraser, 1922 is reported for the first time from Maharashtra, India. Previously it was only known from the Kerala and Karnataka states.

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Koli, Y. and Dalvi, A. 2021. A new distribution record of the Western Ghats endemic damselfly Melanoneura bilineata Fraser, 1922 (Insecta: Odonata) from Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 9 (Aug. 2021), 19380–19382. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7536.13.9.19380-19382.
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