Additions to the Odonata (Insecta) fauna of Asansol-Durgapur Industrial Area, West Bengal, India

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Amar Kumar Nayak
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7227-8592

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Previously, a total of 57 species of Odonata were reported from the Asansol-Durgapur Industrial Area, India.  In this present attempt the author reports an additional six species occurring from the same region.  Among six of the species were found between January 2016 and September 2019, with one of them belonging to the Aeshnidae family, two to the Gomphidae family, two to the Libellulidae family, and only one damselfly from the Lestidae family.  The species Gomphidia leonorae Mitra, 1994 has been reported in this paper for the second time from West Bengal, India, after a gap of 23 years, from Durgapur Barrage, which is situated at the end point of the study area.

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Nayak, A.K. 2020. Additions to the Odonata (Insecta) fauna of Asansol-Durgapur Industrial Area, West Bengal, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 3 (Feb. 2020), 15391–15394. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5138.12.3.15391-15394.
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Amar Kumar Nayak, Searsole Junior Basic School, Searsole Rajbari, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal 713358, India

ASSISTANT TEACHER, SEARSOLE JUNIOR BASIC SCHOOL

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