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2018, Vol. 6, Issue 4
The penultimate and ultimate larvae instars of Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842) Odonata: Gomphidae from Igbara-oke, southwestern, Nigeria

Adu BW

Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842): Common Tiger tail larva was collected at the littoral section of River Owena dam in Igbara-Oke, Nigeria. The penultimate and ultimate instars of the larva was described with the morphological character of the species and was compared with Gomphidia which is also in Nigeria. There is similarity in the general appearance of Ictinogompus larva and that of the Gomphidia. But the Ictinogomphus is bigger than the Gomphidia both as larvae or Adults. This study is describing the larvae of Ictinogomphus forex from Nigeria for the first time.
Pages : 149-152 | 139 Views | 8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Adu BW. The penultimate and ultimate larvae instars of Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842) Odonata: Gomphidae from Igbara-oke, southwestern, Nigeria. 2018; 6(4): 149-152.
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