Odonata fauna of Pulau Pangkor, Perak, peninsular Malaysia

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Records of Odonata collected at sites in Pangkor Island, Perak on 1620 July 2017 are presented. Adult odonates were caught during the field survey using hand-held net. A total of 30 species from seven families was recorded; 17 species were Libellulidae, six were Platycnemididae, three were Coenagrionidae, and one each was Devadattidae, Euphaeidae, Platystictidae and Aeshnidae. Of these, 11 species were new records for Pulau Pangkor. Interesting species recorded were Mortonagrion arthuri, Drepanosticta fontinalis and Amphicnemis gracilis. At present 44 species from nine families are known to Pulau Pangkor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-276
Number of pages6
JournalThe Malaysian Forester
Volume82
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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Aeshnidae
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Libellulidae
Coenagrionidae
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Keywords

  • Damselflies
  • Dragonflies
  • Odonata
  • Pulau Pangkor

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  • Forestry

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Odonata fauna of Pulau Pangkor, Perak, peninsular Malaysia. / Choong, Chee Yen.

In: The Malaysian Forester, Vol. 82, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 271-276.

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