Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of the Platystictidae of Sri Lanka (Insecta: Odonata).

@article{Bedjani2016TaxonomyAM,
  title={Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of the Platystictidae of Sri Lanka (Insecta: Odonata).},
  author={M. Bedjani{\vc} and K. Conniff and R. Dow and F. Stokvis and R. Verovnik and J. Tol},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2016},
  volume={4182 1},
  pages={
          1-80
        }
}
The 22 Sri Lankan representatives of the family Platystictidae, all endemic to the island and belonging to the distinct endemic subfamily Platystictinae, are revised, and a new reconstruction of the phylogeny based on molecular characters is provided. Five new species are described: Ceylonosticta venusta sp. nov. (holotype ♂: Rambodde Falls, at the tunnel; Nuwara Eliya District, Central Province; N7.0489, E80.6961; 12-vii-2012; to be deposited at National Museum of Natural History, Colombo, Sri… Expand