Gynacantha chaplini sp. nov., a new dragonfly from Bangladesh (Odonata: Aeshnidae)

Md Kawsar Khan*

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    Gynacantha chaplini sp. nov. is described based on a male collected from the north-eastern region of Bangladesh. Distinguishing features of the adult male are illustrated and discussed. Gynacantha chaplini sp. nov. is distinguished from its congeners by a dark brown trapezium-shaped mark on the postfrons. An updated key is provided to identify the males of the Gynacantha species known from South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka).

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)95-105
    Number of pages11
    Issue number1-2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021

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    • Anisoptera
    • Diversity and distribution
    • Taxonomy
    • Conservation
    • South Asia


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