Kosterin O.E., Borisov S.N. 2018. [New records and migration strategy of Anax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839) (Odonata, Aeshnidae) in the territory of the Russian Federation] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.17. No.1: 74–79 [in English].
Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Acad. Lavrentyev Ave. 10, Novosibirsk 630090 Russia; Novosibirsk State University, Pirogova Str. 2, Novosibirsk 630090 Russia.
Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Frunze Str. 11, Novosibirsk 630091 Russia.
ABSTRACT. New records and observations of a migratory dragonfly Anax ephippiger in Russia and the first record in Abkhazia are provided. Due to a peculiar migratory life strategy these dragonflies inhabit the Caucasus only in the warm season.
KEY WORDS: Anax ephippiger, new findings, migrations, the western Caucasus, Black Sea coast, Russia, Abkhazia.