Calilestes and Lestomima, junior synonyms of Rhipidolestes (Odonata: Megapodagrionidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 97-102, 2010
Published: 1 April 210 (Received: 30 June 2009, Accepted: 17 January 2010)
Calilestes pallidistigma and Lestomima flavostigma, both sole representatives of their respective genera, are shown to belong to the genus Rhipidolestes. Rhipidolestes flavostigma comb. nov. is determined to be a junior synonym of R. truncatidens. R. pallidistigma comb. nov. is deemed to be a valid species.
Keywords: Odonata, Dragonfly, Calilestes, Lestomima, Rhipidolestes, Taxonomy, China
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