A new distribution record of the Western Ghats endemic damselfly Melanoneura bilineata Fraser, 1922 (Insecta: Odonata) from Maharashtra, India

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Yogesh Koli
Akshay Dalvi


Melanoneura bilineata Fraser, 1922 is reported for the first time from Maharashtra, India. Previously it was only known from the Kerala and Karnataka states.

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