Argiolestes in the Bismarck and the Solomon Archipelagos. Notes on Old World Megapodagrionidae 2 (Odonata)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 11, Issue 1, Pages 43-57, 2008
Published: 1 April 2008 (Received: 6 October 2007, Accepted: 13 December 2007)
Argiolestes aurantiacus, endemic to the Bismarck Archipelago, is redescribed and three new species of Argiolestes from the Solomon Archipelago are described: A. bougainville sp. nov. (holotype ♂: Papua New Guinea, Bougainville, North Solomons, 02 i 1970), A. gizo sp. nov. (holotype ♂: Solomon Islands, Western Province, Gizo Island, alt. 1-100 m, 02 vii 1959) and A. malaita sp. nov. (holotype ♂: Solomon Islands, Malaita, Tagatalau, east of Auki, alt. 200 m, 27 ix 1957). The holotypes are deposited in the RMNH.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Zygoptera, Argiolestes, taxonomy, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomons
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