A first record of Camacinia harterti Karsch, 1890 (Odonata: Libellulidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India

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Arajush Payra
K.A. Subramanian
Kailash Chandra
Basudev Tripathy


The large forest dwelling libellulid dragonfly Camacinia harterti Karsch, 1890 is recorded from Arunachal Pradesh and India for the first time in 115 years.  The present record is based on a single male specimen collected from Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India.  We provide detailed diagnostic characters in photographs and information on the global distribution of the species.


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Arajush Payra, Zoological Survey of India, M Block, New Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700053 India.

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