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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2014, Vol. 2, Issue 3
Taxonomic study of Odonata [Insecta] in Kolkata and surroundings, West Bengal, India

Prosenjit Dawn

The present study was conducted to study species richness of Odonata (Insecta) in Kolkata and Howrah, West Bengal. Results document eighty Odonate species including four new records viz., Rhodothemis rufa (Rambur, 1842), Trithemis festiva (Rambur, 1842), Agriocnemis femina (Brauer, 1868) and Lestes malabarica Fraser, 1929. One species under genus Agriocnemis does not fit the records and is awaiting description. The paper also discusses habitat wise species distribution of Odonata within the study area
Map showing the Study Area [Inset: Map of West Bengal with study area marked with green]
Fig. 1: Map showing the Study Area [Inset: Map of West Bengal with study area marked with green]
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How to cite this article:
Prosenjit Dawn. Taxonomic study of Odonata [Insecta] in Kolkata and surroundings, West Bengal, India. J Entomol Zool Stud 2014;2(3):147-152.
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