Description of the final stadium larva of Philoganga vetusta Ris, with discussion of the taxonomic characters of the larvae of the genus Philoganga Kirby (Odonata: Philogangidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 19, Issue 1-2, Pages 69-74, 2016
Published: 2 April 2016 (Received: 29 January 2016, Accepted: 18 April 2016)
The final stadium larva of Philoganga vetusta Ris is described and illustrated in detail. The larva of supposed P. vetusta from Hong Kong is confirmed, and that of Philoganga sp. from Fujian can be determined to be P. robusta. The taxonomic characters and systematic status of the larvae of genus Philoganga are discussed and summarized.
Keywords: Odonata, Philoganga vetusta, Philoganga Kirby, larva, taxonomic characters
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