Leptagrion cyanostigma sp. nov. from Brazil with a study of blue pterostigma in Zygoptera (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 81-86, 2012
Published: 1 June 212 (Received: 18 February 2012, Accepted: 13 April 2012)
A new species, Leptagrion cyanostigma sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on 1 ♂ and 1 ♀ collected in the State of Bahia, Brazil. The species is generically unique by having a blue pterostigma with a black center. A survey of other Zygoptera possessing blue pterostigmata is carried out.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Coenagrionidae, Zygoptera, Brazil, new species, pterostigma
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