Description of the female of Somatochlora borisi with distributional notes on the species (Odonata: Corduliidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 431-438, 2004
Published: 1 October 2004 (Received: 23 December 2003, Accepted: 18 August 2004)
The morphology of the hitherto unknown female of Somatochlora borisi is described and illustrated basing upon eight adults from Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. A key is provided which allows the determination of the females of all West Palaearctic Cordulia and Somatochlora spp. A list of the presently known localities and a distribution map show the range of the species as currently known. The species is new to Turkey.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Anisoptera, Corduliidae, Somatochlora borisi, Balkans, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
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