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  • Title
    Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, central India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Dragonfly and damselfly (Odonata) species diversity and status were studied in the 1.09sq.km campus of the Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (Central India). A total of 48 species of odonates belonging to 32 genera of two Sub-orders and 9 families viz., Coenagrionidae, Protoneuridae, Platycnemididae, Lestidae, Chlorocyphidae, Aeshnidae, Gomphidae, Libellulidae and Macromiidae were recorded. Six species previously unrecorded from Madhya Pradesh were added to the checklist. Of the total 48 species, 15 were very common, 15 were common, 16 rare and two very rare. The observations support the value of the TFRI campus in providing valuable resources for Odonata fauna.
    Attribution
    Tiple A.D., Paunikar S., Talmale S.S. (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(4) pp. 2529-2533; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2657.2529-33
  • Title
    Abundance and diversity of Odonata in temporary water bodies of Coimbatore and Salem districts in Tamil Nadu
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Odonata diversity was assessed in 13 temporary water bodies of Coimbatore and Salem districts in Tamil Nadu. Assessment revealed the presence of 21 species of Odonata (14 species of Anisoptera and seven species of Zygoptera) belonging to 17 genera under four families. Libellulidae (Anisoptera) was represented by the maximum number of species and individuals. Pantala flavescens (Libellulidae) was the most abundant among 21 species. Among the temporary water bodies, the maximum number of individuals as well as species was recorded from Utkulam tank (Coimbatore district). Odonata diversity was higher in Kamalapuram tanks 1 and 2 (Salem district) and lower in Ukkadam tank (Coimbatore District). Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur), Orthetrum sabina (Drury) and Pantala flavescens (Fabricius) were identified as temporary water body specialists because of their presence in all the 13 temporary water bodies sampled.
    Attribution
    Arulprakash R., Gunathilagaraj K. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(2) pp. 1099-1102; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2035.1099-102