Odonata of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, part II: Anisoptera
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 107-168, 2005
Published: 1 April 2005 (Received: 8 October 2004, Accepted: 18 January 2005)
Taxonomic and faunistic information is provided on the Anisoptera of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. The genus Atratothemis is established to receive a newly discovered libellulid species A. reelsi sp. nov. belonging to the subfamily Pantalinae. Oligoaeschna aquilonaris sp. nov., Periaeschna rotunda sp. nov., Petaliaeschna gerrhon sp. nov. and Asiagomphus giza sp. nov. are described. The first males of Stylurus erectocornis and Nihonogomphus buangshaensis and the first female of Macrogomphus guilinensis are described. Diplacodes bipunctata and Idionyx unguiculata are recorded from mainland China for the first time. Somatochlora taiwana is synonymised with S. dido.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Guangxi, China, checklist, new genus, Atratothemis, new species
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