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Latest version published by The Federal University of Technology, Akure on Mar 19, 2019 The Federal University of Technology, Akure

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.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

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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The publisher and rights holder of this work is The Federal University of Technology, Akure. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ef308a4f-87f2-4600-80af-45a6ab108512.  The Federal University of Technology, Akure publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.

Keywords

Occurrence; river Alatori; Aponmu; Aahoo; Ilaramokin; Odonata; diversity; specimen; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kehinde Kemabonta
Associate Professor
University of Lagos Department Of Zoology +234 Lagos Lagos NG 8022235317
Babasola Adu
Senior Lecturer
Federal University od Technology, Akure Department of Biology +234 Akure Ondo 8034313457

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Babasola Adu
Senior Lecturer
Federal University od Technology, Akure Department of Biology +234 Akure Ondo 8034313457
Kehinde Kemabonta
Associate Professor
University of Lagos Department of Zoology +234 Lagos Other / None NG 08022235317

Who filled in the metadata:

Babasola Adu
Senior Lecturer
Federal University Of Technology De[partment of Biology +234 Akure Ondo NG 8034313457

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Kehinde Kemabonta
Associate Professor
University of Lagos Department Of Zoology +234 Lagos Lagos NG 8022235317
Point Of Contact
Babasola Adu
Senior Lecturer
Federal University Of Technology Akure Department of Biology +234 Akure Ondo NG 8034313457

Geographic Coverage

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]

Taxonomic Coverage

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)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2006-02-01 / 2017-12-13

Project Data

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
Identifier BID-AF2017-0311-SMA
Funding BID under GBIF
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

The personnel involved in the project:

Point Of Contact
Babasola Adu

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ef308a4f-87f2-4600-80af-45a6ab108512
http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=odonates_of_federal_university_of_technology_akure_nigeria