Payra A., Deepak C.K., Tripathy B., Mondal K., Chandra K. 2017. New distributional record of Megalestes irma Fraser, 1926 (Odonata: Zygoptera: Synlestidae), a damselfly from Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalayas, India // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.16. No.4: 314–318 [in English].

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, West Bengal, Kolkata 700053 India.


ABSTRACT. Megalestes irma Fraser, 1926 is recorded for the first time from Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalayas, India. A single specimen was collected from West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. Information on its distribution, habitat and taxonomic characteristics, viz. male genitalia, wing venation and anal appendages, are described together with information on the distribution of the genera in the Indian sub-continent.

KEY WORDS: Megalestes irma, damselfly, range extension, Eastern Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh.

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