Rediscovery of lestes nigriceps fraser, 1924 (Odonata Lestidae) in eastern Cambodia

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Lestes nigriceps Fraser, 1924 was described from a male (later the lectotype) and two non-conspecific females collected in 1922 at Pusa, Bihar State, India, and has never been reported since. In June 2018 a population of L. nigriceps was unexpectedly found in eastern Cambodia, Mondulkiri Province. The Cambodian males, their variation and, for the first time, the true female of L. nigriceps is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)561-575
Number of pages15
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2018


  • Cambodia
  • Damselfly
  • India
  • Indochina
  • Lestes nigriceps Fraser, 1924
  • Lestidae
  • Rediscovery
  • Zygoptera


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