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  • Title
    A new species of Protosticta Selys, 1885 (Odonata: Zygoptera: Platystictidae) from Western Ghats, Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A new species of Protosticta Selys, 1885 from Kerala part of Western Ghats is described and illustrated. The holotype male and paratype female is distinguished from other Protosticta species based on its complete black dorsal surface of abdomen, 7th and 8th abdominal segment without yellow or blue color dorsally and its distinct anal appendages. The new species, Protosticta monticola sp. nov. was collected from shola forests of Idukki District, Kerala, southern Western Ghats. A key is also provided for the identification of all described species of Protosticta known from the Western Ghats.
    Attribution
    K.G. Emiliyamma & Muhamed Jafer Palot, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 14 (2016); pp. 9648-9652 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.3226.8.14.9648-9652
  • Title
    A new species of damselfly, Protosticta ponmudiensis (Odonata: Zygoptera: Platystictidae) from Ponmudi Hills in the Western Ghats of India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The genus Protosticta Selys, 1885 has 10 species reported from the Indian region, of which seven are known from the Western Ghats.  Here we report a new species, Protosticta ponmudiensis from the Ponmudi Hills, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, in the Agasthyamalai region of the southern Western Ghats.  The species is distinguished from other Protosticta based on its large size, bright green eyes, the broad dorsal stripe on the base of segment 7, and very distinct anal appendages. 
    Attribution
    Kiran C.G., Kalesh S., Kunte Krushnamegh (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(7) pp. 7146-7151; doi:10.11609/jott.1970.7146-7151