Urothemis edwardsi


 
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Lake Hula Skimmer
(Urothemis edwardsi hulae)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

Israel: Hula Valley

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: sometimes after 1958

 
This endemic subspecies from the Lake Hula in Israel died out for the same reasons as in the Hula Lake Phantom Flutterer (Rhyothemis semihyalina syriaca).

 
References:

- H. J. Dumont: Endemic dragonflies of Late Pleistocene age of the Huba Lake area (northern Israel), with notes on the Calopterygidae of the rivers Jordan 9Israel, Jordan) and Litani (The Lebanons), and descriptions of Urothemis edwardsi hulae subspec. nov. (Libellulidae), Odonatologica, 4(1):1-9 (1975)
- Wolfgang Schneider: Critical species of Odonata in the Levant. International Journal of Odontology 7(2) 2004: 399-407
- Henri J. Dumont: The Nile: origins, environments, limnology and human use. Springer, 2009