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Sinhalestes orientalis (Hagen, 1862)

Oriental spread-winged damselfly, Emerald Sri Lanka(n) spreadwing

 

Synonym/s
Lestes orientalis Hagen in Selys, 1862 (original combination)
Common Name/s
Locality
Sri Lanka
Last Record
1858 (Sumanapala & Bedjanič, 2013)
Rediscovered in
2012 (Sumanapala & Bedjanič, 2013)
IUCN status
[url=http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/59773/0]Critically Endangered[/url]
TSE forum thread
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Hagen in Sélys-Longchamps, M. E. de. (1862). Synopsis des agrionines, premiere legion: Pseudostigma. Bulletin de l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Belgique 2(13): 322.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Bedjanič, M. (2009). Sinhalestes orientalis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 16 May 2013.
 
Bedjanič, M., Conniff, K., van der Poorten, N. and Šalamun, A. (2014). [url=javascript:openacc('EFILE1','12977')]Dragonfly Fauna of Sri Lanka: Distribution and Biology, with Threat Status of its Endemics[/url]. Pensoft Publishers. 320 pp. [WARNING: 25.94 MB]
 
Hagen, H. A. (1859). Synopsis der Neuroptera Ceylons. (Pars II.).
 
Sumanapala, A. P. and Bedjanič, M. (2013). [url=http://www.ajcb.in/journals/full_papers_july_2013/4_AJCB-Vol2-No1-Sumanapala-Bedjanic.pdf]Rediscovery of a long lost endemic damselfly [i]Sinhalestes orientalis[/i] (Hagen in Selys, 1862) from Peak Wilderness Sanctuary, Sri Lanka (Zygoptera: Lestidae)[/url]. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology 2(1): 44-47.