Orthetrum julia falsum Longfield 1955, new to the dragonfly fauna of Yemen and the Arabian Penunsula (Anisoptera: Libellulidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 155-158, 1998
Published: 1 December 1998 (Received: 30 March 1998, Accepted: 10 July 1998)
Orthetrum julia (Kirby 1900), subspecies falsum Longfield 1955, is reported for the first time from Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula (1 male, Wadi al-Ahjar, 15°27’53″N 43°52’32″E). The specimen is described and compared with specimens from Africa; taxonomically relevant structures are figured. The total number of species known from Yemen is raised to 37, from the Arabian Peninsula to 61.
Keywords: Odonata, Arabia, Yemen, geographical distribution, Orthetrum
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