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Year: 2016, Issue: December
Abundance and seasonal variation of Odonates in valley districts of Manipur.
O. Gojendro Singh, R. K. Radhakrishore, Th. Ruhini and R. K. Jeshreena
Seasonal variation, Odonata.
Odonates are represented by dragonflies and damselflies. In valley districts of Manipur odonates variety were observed and recorded a total of 36 species of odonates, 25 species under 3 families of Anisoptera and 11 species under Zygoptera during the period of one year from January,2015 to December,2015. Libellulidae was the dominant family with 21 species followed by Aeshnidae with 3 species and Macromiidae with 1 species. Under Zygoptera the family Coenagrionidae was dominant with 10 species followed by Platycnemididae with 1 species. The diversity of odonate species was highest during the month of August and September followed by June-July and no odonate species during the month of January.
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