Taxonomic Study on Libellulidae Species (Odonata: Anisoptera) in Al-Marj Region Libya


  • Youssef Mousa Zayeid Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Omer Al-Mukhtar University, Al-Bayda - Libya
  • Altaib Noah Altaib Higher Institute of Agricultural Technologies, Al-Marj. - Libya



Anisoptera, Libellulidae, Odonata, AL-Marj, Libya


The study was aimed to identify some species of Odonata on Al-Marj area in Aljabal Alakder. The study  carried out from January 2018 to December 2019 in Al Jabal Al Akhdar region which aimed to identify the species of the suborder Anisoptera, family Libellulidae in twelve sites. Four species of this family were recorded, Crocothemis erythraea (Brulle, 1832), Orthetrum anceps (Schneider, 1845), Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840), and Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839), endemic to the study area. Their identification was based on the external morphology of the adults.


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How to Cite

Zayeid ي. م., & Altaib ا. ن. . (2021). Taxonomic Study on Libellulidae Species (Odonata: Anisoptera) in Al-Marj Region Libya. Al-Mukhtar Journal of Sciences, 36(4), 353–362.



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