Lestinogomphus silkeae sp. nov. from the Okavango and Zambezi Rivers (Odonata: Gomphidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 255-265, 2010
Published: 1 October 210 (Received: 27 January 2010, Accepted: 1 July 210)
Lestinogomphus silkeae sp. nov. from the northern Okavango Delta in Botswana, the Kavango River in northern Namibia and the middle Zambezi River in Zimbabwe is described and illustrated (holotype ♂: Botswana, Xaro Lodge, 09 vi 2000, dep. at ZMBH). The shape of the male appendages distinguishes this species from all others in the genus. The new species is compared with the widespread type species of the genus, L. angustus.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Lestinogomphus silkeae, Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Okavango Delta
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