IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute
 

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

IMIS

Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ]basket (0): add | show Printer-friendly version

The Odonata of south Ural, Russia, with special reference to Ischnura aralensis Haritonov, 1979
Yanybaeva, V.A.; Dumont, H.J.; Haritonov, A.Y.; Popova, O.N. (2006). The Odonata of south Ural, Russia, with special reference to Ischnura aralensis Haritonov, 1979. Odonatologica 35(2): 167-185
In: Odonatologica. societas Internationalis Odonatologica/societas Internationalis Odonatologica (S.I.O.): Bilthoven; Utrecht. ISSN 0375-0183, more
Peer reviewed article  

Available in  Authors 

Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Yanybaeva, V.A.
  • Dumont, H.J.
  • Haritonov, A.Y.
  • Popova, O.N.

Abstract
    The odon. fauna of S. Ural (Russia), as known from literature data and new collections, is composed of 59 spp. Coenagrion ecornutum, Ischnura pumilio, Sontatochlora graeseri and Selysiothemis nigra are first records for S. Ural; the presence of Ischnura aralensis Haritonov, 1979 (syn. I. haritonovi Dumont, 1997), Aeshna cyanea, Anax imperator and Libellula depressa is confirmed, but that of Pyrrhosoma nymphida, Sympecma fusca, Cordulegaster boltonii and Libellula fulva is not. Aeshna undulata Bartenev, 1909 is a probable synonym of A. juncea Linnaeus, 1758. I. aralensis, C ecornutum, Enallagma cyathigerum risi and S. graeseri were found W as well as E of the Ural River, and thus are part of the fauna of Europe. Several western spp. reach their limit of eastward extent in S. Ural and, conversely, several eastern (Siberian) spp. reach their limit of westward extent there too. The range of I. aralensis is discussed in the light of the contractions and expansions of the Caspian-Aral lakes during the Late Pleistocene. The current disjunct positions of its colonies is understood as the result of the present phase of aridity in middle Asia.

All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Authors