An annotated checklist of Odonata (Insecta) of Kanha Tiger Reserve and adjoining areas, central India

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P.K. Sahoo
S.K. Das
S.P. Parida


Odonates were recorded from Kanha Tiger Reserve and its adjoining areas during January-December 2010. Thirty eight species were recorded belonging to seven families and 26 genera. Twelve species distribution is first time recorded from the reserve. With the addition of these newly recorded species with the previous records the species richness of the reserve increased up to 48 species, belonging to eight families. Among the collected Anisopterans Orthretum sabina sabina (Drury) was the most abundant species. A detailed annotated checklist of recorded odonates with the previous records is presented in the Table.

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