A total of 528 specimens belonging to 91 species and seven families were found in the collections of Odonata at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun state Nigeria. The seven families include Libellulidae (79%), Coenagrionidae (15%), Chlorocyphidae (3%), Calopterygidae (1%), Aeshnidae (1%) and Platycnemidifae (<%). Four dominant species include Trithemis arteriosa (22.5%), Orthetrum chrysostigma (10.5%), and Orthetrum Julia (9.3%). over thirty five of the collections were represented by only one individual amongst which are Ceriagrion citrinum, Umma longistigma and Orthetrum abbotti.
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Area is specifically at Obafemi Awiolowo University, Ile Ife Osun State, Zaria, Kaiji dam, Jos and Jebba- All in Nigeria.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [7.226, 3.702], North East [10.585, 5.394]|
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|
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