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Latest version published by Obafemi Awolowo University on Dec 5, 2018 Obafemi Awolowo University

A total of 493 individuals belonging to 73 species and six families were found in the collections of Odonata at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun state Nigeria. The six families include Libellulidae (79.7%), Coenagrionidae (14.4%), Chlorocyphidae (2.6%), Calopterygidae (1.4%), Aeshnidae (1.2%) and Platycnemidifae (0.6%). Five dominant species include Trithemis arteriosa (22.5%), Orthetrum chrysostigma (10.5%), and Orthetrum Julia (9.3%). Twenty eight species of the collections were represented by only one individual amongst which are Ceriagrion citrinum, Umma longistigma and Orthetrum abbotti.

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Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kehinde Kemabonta
Associate Professor
University of Lagos Department Of Zoology +234 Lagos Lagos NG 8022235317
Sylvester Ogbogu
Professor
Obafemi Awolowo University Department od Zoology +234 Ile Ife Osun NG

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Kehinde Kemabonta
Associate Professor
University of Lagos Department Of Zoology +234 Lagos Lagos NG 8022235317

Who filled in the metadata:

Kehinde Kemabonta
Associate Professor
University of Lagos Department Of Zoology +234 Lagos Lagos NG 8022235317

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Kehinde Kemabonta

Geographic Coverage

Area is specifically at Obafemi Awiolowo University, Ile Ife Osun State

Bounding Coordinates South West [6.926, 4.466], North East [6.952, 4.62]

Project Data

A total of 493 individuals belonging to 73 species and six families were found in the collections of Odonata at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun state Nigeria. The six families include Libellulidae (79.7%), Coenagrionidae (14.4%), Chlorocyphidae (2.6%), Calopterygidae (1.4%), Aeshnidae (1.2%) and Platycnemidifae (0.6%). Five dominant species include Trithemis arteriosa (22.5%), Orthetrum chrysostigma (10.5%), and Orthetrum Julia (9.3%). Twenty eight species of the collections were represented by only one individual amongst which are Ceriagrion citrinum, Umma longistigma and Orthetrum abbotti.

Title Digitization of Species of Odonata (Damselflies and Dragonflies) of Southern, Nigeria
Identifier BID-AF2017-0311-SMA
Funding Funding is by BID under GBID and University of Lagos Under CRC grant

The personnel involved in the project:

Kehinde Kemabonta
Metadata Provider
Sylvester Ogbogu