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Adu, B. W. & Ogbogu, S. S. (2013). Diversity and community structure of dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) in Aponmu Forest, Southwestern. International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 3(6): 231 -239. Adu, W., Kemabonta, K. A. & Ogbogu, S. S. (2016). Composition and abundance of Odonates at Alatori stream South-West, Nigeria. UNILAG Journal of Medicine, Science and Technology. 4: 96-110. Adu, W., Ogbogu, S. S. & Kemabonta, K. A. (2015). Dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) as tools for habitat quality assessment and monitoring. FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences. 11(1): 36-45.
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Occurrence; river Alatori; Aponmu; Aahoo; Ilaramokin; Odonata; diversity; specimen; Specimen
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The area covers Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ikere Ekiti,Ilara Mokin, Akure Forest reserve comprising of River Owena, Apomu river, Aahoo stream and Alatori river
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [7.21, 5.143], North East [7.328, 5.28]|
Odonate collections from Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State Nigeria comprised a total of 661 individuals made up of 110 species, 41 general and nine families. The families include Libellulidae (72.2%), Coenagrionidae (13.5%), Calopterygidae (6.2%), Platycnemididae (3.1%), Chlorocyphidae (1.9%), Protoneuridae (1.2%), Cordullidae (0.5%), Gomphidae (0.5%), Aeshnidae (0.3%). Three dominant species include Trithemis arteriosa (10%), Palpopleura lucia (9%) and Orthetrum Julia (8%). Thirty eight species of the collections were represented by only one individual amongst which were Ceriagrion whellani, Pseudagrion risi, and Trithemis leakeyi.
|Order||odonata (Dragonflies), Odonata (Damselflies)|
|Start Date / End Date||2006-02-01 / 2017-12-13|
Odonate collections from University of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria comprised a total of 495 individuals made up of 26 species, and four families. The families include Libellulidae (72.2%), Coenagrionidae (13.5%), Protoneuridae (1.2%) and Gomphidae (0.5%). Three dominant species include Trithemis arteriosa (10%), Palpopleura lucia (9%) and Ceriagrion glabrum(8%). Five species of the collections were represented by only one individual amongst which were Teinobasis alluausi, Orthetrum austeni and Palpopleura deceptor.
|Title||Digitization of Species of Odonata (Damselflies and Dragonflies) of Southern, Nigeria|
|Study Area Description||The study area include Federal University of technology, Akure, Ilara Mokin, Akure forest reserve comprising of some ponds such as Ago store pond and rivers such as Aahoo and Alatori and owena.|
|Design Description||These are preserved specimens with Dr Adu|
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