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Odonata > Zygoptera > Calopterygoidea > Chlorocyphidae > Calocypha

Calocypha laidlawi Fraser, 1924 – Myristica Sapphire

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IUCN Red List Category: Data Deficient
Endemic Status: Endemic to the Western Ghats

  1. Dow, R.A. 2009. Calocypha laidlawiThe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T163604A5622415. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T163604A5622415.en. Downloaded on 09 June 2021.
  2. Subramanian, K.A., Emiliyamma, K.G., Babu, R., Radhakrishnan, C. & Talmale, S.S. (2018) Atlas of Odonata (Insecta) of the Western Ghats. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 23-29.
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Anonymous. 2023. Calocypha laidlawi Fraser, 1924 – Myristica Sapphire. In Joshi, S., P. Dawn, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Odonata of India, v. 1.57. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.indianodonata.org/sp/250/Calocypha-laidlawi
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