Lestes nigriceps Fraser, 1924



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Cambodia (eastern) & Bihar state, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Fraser, F. C. (1924). Notes on Indian Odonata in Pusa Collection. Memoirs of Department of Agriculture of India (Entomology) 8(7): 69-87.


Other references:

Fraser, F.C. 1930. Indian Dragonflies. Part. XXXV. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 34: 87-107.

Fraser, F.C. 1933. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma: Odonata: Vol. I. Taylor & Francis, London.

Kosterin, Oleg E. (2018). Rediscovery of Lestes nigriceps Fraser, 1924 (Odonata: Lestidae) in eastern Cambodia. Zootaxa 4526(4): 561-575. [Abstract]

Kosterin, Oleg E. (2019). Amendments and updates to F.C. Fraser’s key to Indian Lestes spp. (Odonata: Lestidae) to resolve confusion of L. patricia Fraser, 1924 and L. nigriceps Fraser, 1924, with notes on L. nodalis Selys 1891 and L. garoensis Lahiri, 1987. Zootaxa 4671(2): 297-300. [Abstract] [Erratum: Zootaxa 4885 (4): 600]

Kosterin, Oleg. (2019). Amendments and updates to F.C. Fraser's key to Indian Lestes spp. (Odonata: Lestidae) to resolve confusion of L. patricia Fraser, 1924 and L. nigriceps Fraser, 1924, with notes on L. nodalis Selys 1891 and L. garoensis Lahiri, 1987. Zootaxa. 4671 (2): 297-300. [Abstract]


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