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Revision of Indian Species of the Families Platycnemididae and Coenagrionidae (Insecta: Odonata: Zygoptera): Taxonomy and Zoogeography

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Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 315

By: Tridib Ranjan Mitra (Author), R Babu (Author)

103 pages, 87 b/w line drawings, 2 b/w maps

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Dec 2011 | #198657 | ISBN-13: 9788181712585
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Revision of Indian Species of the Families Platycnemididae and Coenagrionidae (Insecta : Odonata : Zygoptera) deals with detailed geographical distribution in the World of each species with records of authorities. It also discusses the relationship between Ischnura and Rhodischnura; Agriocnemis and Mortonagrion. It comments on taxonomic status and distribution of species of Paracercion, Enallagma and Pyrrhosoma; Agriocnemis corbeti Kumar and Prasad, Agriocnemis keralensis Peter, Calicnemia mahesi Sahni, Coenagrion kashmirensis Das, Archibasis sushmaea Baijal, Onychargia indica Sahni, Enallagma insulae Fraser, Calicnemia miniata doonensis Sangal and Tyagi; comments on the new combination of Mortonagrion aborense (Laidlaw); finally comments on the taxonomic status of several taxa appeared in the recent literature.


1. Introduction
2. Materials and method
3. Conspectus of historical records
4. Abbreviations and glossary of scientific terms used
5. Systematic list of species
6. Superfamily Coenagrionoidea
7. Genus Coeliccia Kirby
8. Genus Calicnemia Strand
9. Genus Platycnemis Charpentier
10. Genus Indocnemis Laidlaw
11. Genus Copera Kirby
12. Genus Pseudagrion Selys
13. Genus Ceriagrion Selys
14. Genus Ischnura Charpentier
15. Genus Rhodischnura Laidlaw
16. Genus Aciagrion Selys
17. Genus Agriocnemis Selys
18. Genus Mortonagrion Fraser
19. Genus Argiocnemis Selys
20. Genus Coenagrion Kirby
21. Genus Enallgma, Coenagrion, Cercion, Paracercion
22. Genus Paracercion Weekers and Dumont
23. Genus Enallagma charpentier
24. Genus Archibasis Kirby
25. Genus Pyrrhosoma Charpentier
26. Genus Himalagrion Fraser
27. Genus Onychargia Selys


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