Notes on the occurrence of Mortonagrion aborense Laidlaw, 1914 (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) from lower West Bengal, India

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Arajush Payra
Ashish D. Tiple


A new distribution record of an Odonata species from lower West Bengal. Mortonagrion aborense laidlaw, 1914 is recorded for the first time from Purba Medinipur district, lower West Bengal. Previously the species was recorded only from north-east India (Mizoram, West Bengal, Assam and Nagaland). Diagnostic characters with photographic details of male anal appendages are also given for easy identification of this rare damselfly species.

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Arajush Payra, P.G. Dept of Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation, North Orissa University, Sri Ram Chandra Vihar, Takatpur, Odisha 757003, India

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