Odonata of University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Latest version published by University of Ibadan on Aug 26, 2019 University of Ibadan

The presence of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata) is taken as an indication of good ecosystem quality. Information on the diversity of Odonata across countries such as East Africa, South Africa, Zambia, America, United Kingdom, and India has been well documented. This study is part of ongoing research on diversity of Nigerian Odonates. It was funded by GBIF (BID-AF2017-0311) and University of Lagos, Nigeria (CRC 2016/21). It involved the Digitization and Mobilization of Odonata of Southern Nigeria, and molecular characterization, DNA barcoding and banking of Odonata of South western Nigeria. So far over 4000 collections have been made comprising of over 175 species from Nigeria. Odonate collections from University of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria comprised a total of 549 individuals made up of 68 species, and eight families. The families include Libellulidae (73%), Coenagrionidae (22%), Protoneuridae (1.6%), Chlorocyphidae (0.5%), Caloptterygydae (0.5%), Platycnemididae (0.4%) and Gomphidae (0.2%). Three dominant species include Trithemis arteriosa (21%), Palpopleura lucia (20%) and Ceriagrion glabrum(11%). Over 48 species of the collections were represented by only one individual amongst which were Teinobasis alluausi, Orthetrum austeni and Palpopleura deceptor.

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Adebayo Omoloye
Professor
University of Ibadan Department of crop protection and environmental biology +234 Ibadan Oyo NG 08146411072

Who can answer questions about the resource:

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

Ibadan and environs

Bounding Coordinates South West [7.188, 2.681], North East [7.493, 4.065]

Project Data

This study is part of ongoing research on diversity of Nigerian Odonates. It was funded by GBIF (BID-AF2017-0311) and University of Lagos, Nigeria (CRC 2016/21). It involved the Digitization and Mobilization of Odonata of Southern Nigeria, and molecular characterization, DNA barcoding and banking of Odonata of South western Nigeria.

Title The Digitization and Mobilization of Odonata of Southern Nigeria
Identifier BID-AF2017-0311-SMA
Funding BID-AF2017-0311-SMA
Study Area Description Ibadan

The personnel involved in the project:

Metadata Provider
Kehinde Kemabonta
Owner
Adebayo Omoloye

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Alternative Identifiers f4971deb-ddd5-42e9-8f5b-5d8daa6f251e
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