First Record of the Dragonfly Erythemis attala (Selys in Sagra, 1857) (Odonata: Libellulida) for Trinidad, West Indies

Authors

  • Rakesh Bhukal 1. Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI, St. Augustine. 2. School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, St. Augustine

Abstract

During a survey at the western edge of Nariva Swamp (10°27’34.7”N, 61°04’27.8”W), a female Erythemis attala (Selys in Sagra, 1857) was photographed. Its presence here in Trinidad therefore suggests that this species is dispersing and expanding its range within the West Indies.

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Published

2017-12-31

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Nature Notes