Description of the female of Somatochlora borisi with distributional notes on the species (Odonata: Corduliidae)


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.

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