Taxonomic notes on Davidioides martini Fraser, 1924 (Odonata: Gomphidae) and description of its female from Western Ghats, Peninsular India


A note on the rare dragonfly Davidioides martini Fraser, 1924, is provided with an update of its distribution range, status, ecology, and the description of its so far unknown female. This species is endemic to the Western Ghats of Peninsular India and seems to be a rare one as is indicated by the paucity of published records , some of which are shown to be doubtful and in need of corroboration.

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