International Journal of Entomology Research

International Journal of Entomology Research


International Journal of Entomology Research
International Journal of Entomology Research
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2021)

Range extension of Hydrobasileus croceus (Brauer, 1867): First photographic report from Gangetic plain of West Bengal, India


Binoy Shee, Soumyadeep Moitra, Dr. Kausik Ghosh

The first ever report of Hydrobasileus croceus (Brauer, 1867) commonly known as Amber Winged Marsh Glider, from Hooghly District of West Bengal, India. This is the first record of this specimen from the Gangetic Plain region of West Bengal covering Howrah, Hooghly Nadia, Purba Burdwan and Murshidabad districts. It is a large sized dragonfly of Family Libellulidae, photographed on 14th March 2021 morning. The photographed specimen was a female one flying in association with Pantala and Tramea. Further detailed investigation is required for assessing the population structure of Hydrobasileus croceus in this region.
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Binoy Shee, Soumyadeep Moitra, Dr. Kausik Ghosh. Range extension of Hydrobasileus croceus (Brauer, 1867): First photographic report from Gangetic plain of West Bengal, India. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 254-256
International Journal of Entomology Research