A new species of Lanthanusa Ris from north-eastern Papua New Guinea (Odonata: Libellulidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 17, Issue 2-3, Pages 127-133, 2014
Published: 3 July 2014 (Received: 6 June 2014, Accepted: 19 June 2014)
A new species of the endemic New Guinean genus Lanthanusa is described from the Trauna River Valley in Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea. Characters of the male are illustrated and affinities of the new species are discussed. Some characters of the type species of Lanthanusa, L. cyclopica, are reassessed and a revised key to the genus is presented.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Libellulidae, Lanthanusa, new species, Papua New Guinea
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