Ngiam & Orr, 2017
Oligoaeschna sirindhornae sp. nov. is described from a male from Sakaerat Silvicultural Research Station, Nakhon Ratchasima Province in Thailand. It is the only known Oligoaeschna species recorded from Thailand since Oligoaeschna pramoti (Yeh, 2000) and Oligoaeschna minuta (Hämäläinen & Pinratana, 1999) were transferred to the genus Sarasaeschna.
Keywords: Odonata, Anisoptera, Aeshnidae, Oligoaeschna, sirindhornae, new species, Thailand, Nakhon Ratchasima, Sakaerat
|FIGURE 1. Oligoaeschna sirindhornae sp. nov. holotype, habitus.|
Etymology. We humbly dedicate this species to Her Royal Highness, The Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, in recognition of her continuing support of nature conservation and as a mark of personal admiration by the authors. The specific epithet sirindhornae is a noun in the genitive case.
Robin W. J. Ngiam and Albert G. Orr. 2017. Oligoaeschna sirindhornae sp. nov., A New Dragonfly Species from Thailand (Odonata: Anisoptera: Aeshnidae). Zootaxa. 4353(1); 195–200. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4353.1.13