Friday, May 19, 2017

[Entomology • 2017] Burmagomphus chiangmaiensis • A New Species of the Genus Burmagomphus Williamson (Odonata: Gomphidae) from Northern Thailand

Burmagomphus chiangmaiensis Makbun, 2017


Burmagomphus chiangmaiensis sp. nov. (holotype: Ban Luang, Chom Thong, Chiang Mai province, Thailand, 890-900 m, 14 v 2012) is described and illustrated. It can be differentiated from its most similar congener, B. apricus from China, by shape of posterior hamulus, yellow trapezoid band on occiput, and larger size.

Keywords: dragonfly, Anisoptera, Gomphidae, Burmagomphus, new species, Thailand, Odonata

Noppadon Makbun. 2017. A New Species of the Genus Burmagomphus Williamson (Odonata: Gomphidae) from Northern Thailand. Zootaxa. 4269(1); 133–136. DOI:  10.11646/zootaxa.4269.1.7