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Published: 2018-12-03

Rediscovery of Lestes nigriceps Fraser, 1924 (Odonata: Lestidae) in eastern Cambodia

Institute of Cytology & Genetics SB RAS, Acad. Lavrentyev Ave. 10, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia. Novosibirsk State University, Pirogova Str. 2, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia
Odonata damselfly Zygoptera Lestidae Lestes nigriceps Fraser 1924 rediscovery India Cambodia Indochina


Lestes nigriceps Fraser, 1924 was described from a male (later the lectotype) and two non-conspecific females collected in 1922 at Pusa, Bihar State, India, and has never been reported since. In June 2018 a population of L. nigriceps was unexpectedly found in eastern Cambodia, Mondulkiri Province. The Cambodian males, their variation and, for the first time, the true female of L. nigriceps is described.



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How to Cite

KOSTERIN, O. E. (2018). Rediscovery of <em>Lestes nigriceps</em> Fraser, 1924 (Odonata: Lestidae) in eastern Cambodia. Zootaxa, 4526(4), 561–575.