Odonata of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, South China, part 1: Zygoptera
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 87-128, 2007
Published: 1 April 2007 (Received: 21 August 2006, Accepted: 2 February 2007)
Extensive surveys for odonates were completed in protected areas throughout Guangdong Province, south China during the period 1997-2005. Previously unreported data from these surveys is presented here and, together with published data, is used to catalogue the zygopteran fauna of Guangdong. Checklists are provided for the Zygoptera of Guangdong, Macau and Hong Kong. Sinosticta debra sp. nov. is described from Chebaling, northeast Guangdong (holotype ♂ 20 iv 2002, deposited at South China Agriculture University, Department of Entomology, Guangzhou). The presence of Atrocalopteryx atrocyana is confirmed from Chinese territory. Keys are provided for the identification of males of all known species of Rhipidolestes and Chinese Megalestes.
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