The female of Leptobasis melinogaster González-Soriano (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 14, Issue 2, Pages 171-174, 2011
Published: 1 June 211 (Received: 21 February 2011, Accepted: 24 March 2011)
The female of Leptobasis melinogaster González-Soriano, 2002 is formally described and illustrated. Female L. melinogaster can be distinguished from the seven other known congeners by the shape and presence of a ventral lobe below the rounded lateral margins of the posterior and median lobes of the prothorax as well as by the dark apices on the femora.
Keywords: Leptobasis melinogaster, female description, Odonata, Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae, damselfly, USA
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