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  • Title
    Odonates of Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Odonates were surveyed in Coimbatore District from September 2012 to January 2016. The survey sites covered three major rivers—the Noyyal, Bhavani and Aliyar. Aquatic habitats such as forest streams, riverine sites, irrigational tanks and paddy fields were surveyed in the study. A total of 70 species of odonates were recorded in the survey, which brings the list of odonates in Coimbatore to 87 species. Eighteen species are first time records to the district. In this paper, we catalogue odonates and their distribution from the present survey and pre-existing records.
    Attribution
    M. Suhirtha Muhil & P. Pramod, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 9, No 2 (2017); pp. 9814–9828 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2937.9.2.9814-9828
  • Title
    Odonata (Insecta) diversity of southern Gujarat, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The diversity of the Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) was studied in seven districts of southern area of Gujarat State in India during 2014 to 2015. A total of 55 species belonging to two suborders and 37 genera under eight families were recorded. A total of 18 species of Zygoptera (damselflies) and 37 species of Anisoptera (dragonflies) were recorded. Dang and Navsari districts were surveyed intensively and a maximum of 47 and 35 species were recorded respectively, whereas the districts that were surveyed less intensively, i.e., Bharuch (26), Valsad (21), Surat (29), Narmada (25) and Tapi (27) had comparatively low species richness. Thirty-two species are being reported for the first time from southern Gujarat, raising the total list of odonates to 60. Fifteen species namely, Lestes elatus Hagen in Selys, 1862; Elattoneura nigerrima (Laidlaw, 1917); Dysphaea ethela Fraser, 1924; Paracercion malayanum (Selys, 1876); Pseudagrion spencei Fraser, 1922; Burmagomphus laidlawi- Fraser, 1924; Cyclogomphus ypsilon Selys, 1854; Microgomphus torquatus (Selys, 1854); Onychogomphus acinaces (Laidlaw, 1922); Hylaeothemis indica Fraser, 1946; Lathrecista asiatica (Fabricius, 1798); Rhodothemis rufa (Rambur, 1842); Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832); Trithemis kirbyi Selys, 1891 and Zyxomma petiolatum Rambur, 1842 are recorded for the first time from Gujarat State raising the number of odonates of Gujarat State to 80 species.
    Attribution
    Darshana M. Rathod, B.M. Parasharya & S.S. Talmale, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 11 (2016); pp. 9339–9349 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2609.8.11.9339-9349
  • Title
    Odonata (Insecta) diversity of Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, the southern Western Ghats, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A study was conducted at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Idukki District, Kerala, the southern Western Ghats, to assess the diversity of odonates. We report 48 species of odonates, which include 31 species of Anisoptera (dragonflies) and 17 species of Zygoptera (damselflies). Among the dragonflies, the family Libellulidae dominated with 25 species, while Coenagrionidae with seven species was the dominant family among the damselflies. The odonate diversity of Chinnar WS accounted for 31.16 % of the odonates in Kerala and 27.58% of the odonates of the Western Ghats. Chinnar also recorded two species of odonates that are endemic to the Western Ghats, which are, the Pied Reed Tail Protosticta gravelyi and the Travancore Bamboo Tail Esme mudiensis.
    Attribution
    Adarsh C.K., Arunraj R., Nameer P.O. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(7) pp. 6910-6919; doi:10.11609/jott.1853.6910-6919
  • Title
    Odonata (Insecta) diversity of Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and its adjacent areas in Thattekkad, Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Odonata diversity of Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and its adjacent areas in Thattekkad, Kerala, India were documented from 2010 to 2012. Opportunistic observations were carried out to record species diversity. Eighty-two species of Odonata, which included 51 species of Anisoptera (dragonflies) and 31 species of Zygoptera (damselflies), were recorded during the study. Of this 21 species are endemic to the Western Ghats. The presence of the IUCN categorized nearly threatened species like Megalogomphus hannyngtoni and vulnerable species like Platysticta deccanensis and Protosticta sanguinostigma is remarkable.
    Attribution
    Varghese A.P., Nikesh P.R., Mathew J. (2014). Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(6) pp. 5887-5893; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3395.5887-93
  • Title
    Species Identification with Experts - IBP Community Meet, 2016 - Dragonflies
    Type
    Report
    Description
    Presentation on how to observe and identify odonates by Pankaj Korpade at the India Biodiversity Community Meet at NGMA in Bangalore, 20 Feb, 2016
    Attribution
    Pankaj Korpade